Posts tagged ‘love’

October 12, 2014

explaining how we fall in love to children

by Emma

Jeanette Winterson answers the question How do we fall in love?
in Big Questions from Little People & Simple Answers from Great Minds

 

You don’t fall in love like you fall in a hole. You fall like falling through space. It’s like you jump off your own private planet to visit someone else’s planet. And when you get there it all looks different: the flowers, the animals, the colours people wear. It is a big surprise falling in love because you thought you had everything just right on your own planet, and that was true, in a way, but then somebody signalled to you across space and the only way you could visit was to take a giant jump. Away you go, falling into someone else’s orbit and after a while you might decide to pull your two planets together and call it home. And you can bring your dog. Or your cat. Your goldfish, hamster, collection of stones, all your odd socks. (The ones you lost, including the holes, are on the new planet you found.)

And you can bring your friends to visit. And read your favourite stories to each other. And the falling was really the big jump that you had to make to be with someone you don’t want to be without. That’s it.

PS You have to be brave.

 

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March 18, 2013

Tiny Magic Everyday: 34. If I swim the thousand petalled sea

by Emma

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Emma.

August 24, 2012

More Antique Tiger Treats

by Emma

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August 1, 2012

Antique Slink Love

by Katyslany

Antique Slink Love

July 28, 2012

Pegasus stickers (From you to me from long ago II)

by Emma

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Katy’s tender tendrils

June 26, 2012

My love, we have found each other thirsty and we have drunk up all the water and the blood, we found each other hungry and we bit each other as fire bites

by Emma

May 21, 2012

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by Katyslany

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May 3, 2012

you are……

by Katyslany

“You are my Marilyn. You are my lake full of fishes. You are my sky set, my ‘Hollywood in Miniature,’ my pink Cadillac, my highway, my martini, the stage for my heart to rock and roll on, the screen where my movies light up.”

Francesca Lia Block, Weetzie Bat