"The woman who doesn’t need validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet."
"If a poem hasn’t ripped apart your soul; you haven’t experienced poetry."
Shimabuku, Sea and Flowers, 2013
"Here we find Shimabuku wondering about where the flower came from, and how it got there, and deciding to illustrate its voyage by offering the sea petals without knowing if, someday, they will make a landfall somewhere. As we are well aware, though, it is not really the arrival that counts."
(Source: coutugh, via erytheis)