“Don’t you love New York in the fall? It makes me wanna buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address. On the other hand, this not knowing has its charms.”—Joe Fox, You’ve Got Mail (via introspectivepoet)
“'Or a TV drama that you could cast yourself? Choose your own locations? Edit your own script? That's what happens when you read a book. You have to actually connect with it. You don't just sit there passively…'”—
“I think about how I am looking at the same sky I looked at when I was a kid, but everything underneath it has changed. And when you are a child you know things will change, because everyone says that things do, and they do, too, but slowly enough for you not to notice. Political regimes change, things blow up and people die and suddenly the world is completely different. But the sky stays the same, and the moon waxes and wanes the same each month. But if people could change these things they would.”—
“But being with him felt like…not like being in a film, which wouldn’t have appealed to me as much. No, it felt a bit like being in a comic or a graphic novel, comfortably enclosed within squares on a page, with rainy, inked-in evil all around but one safe place, a secret, dark place that only exists at night: a hideout, or a whole identity.”—
“You don’t test a gentle person the way that you don’t steep tea for too long. Submerge me and I will imbue, and what was sweet will be bitter. I will be strong on your tongue and unpleasant to the taste, and you’ll regret drowning me in your guile.
You could be my favourite taste To touch my tongue I know someone who could serve me love But it wouldn’t fill me up You could have my favourite face And favourite name I know someone who could play the part But it wouldn’t be the same
omg apparently artificial banana flavoring is based on the gros michel banana which was wiped out by a banana plague in the 50s and the banana we eat today is a totally different thing called the cavendish and thats why banana candy doesnt taste like bananas do you know how lied to i feel. like there was a fucking banana apocalypse and no one told me about it until now