Monday, February 27, 2012

A Rose Can Only Smell So Sweet

Photograph by Nina Grice

" . . . the point Shakespeare makes in one after another love sonnet is that a rose can only smell so achingly sweet to those who know that someday they will die to that smell, to it and to every other joy and sorrow."

from the article "Connubial Abyss"
by Kathryn Harrison

This passage and more
on my recent post
"Love You Can't Imagine"

The Fortnightly Kitti Carriker:
A Fortnightly [every 14th & 28th] Literary Blog of
Connection & Coincidence; Custom & Ceremony

Look for New Fortnightly Post
on Wednesday, 29 February ~ Love Is Not All

The Enchanted Garden
John William Waterhouse (1849 - 1917)

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