Thursday, March 26, 2009


The fear that a small wooden thread sticking out of the hem of my blanket may be hard, hard and sharp as a steel needle; the fear that this little button on my night-shirt may be bigger than my head, bigger and heavier; the fear that the breadcrumb which just dropped off my bed may turn into glass, and shatter where it hits the floor ...

Rainer Marie Rilke, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge

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