March 6, 2011

seaside

From too much love of living,
From hope and fear set free,
We thank with brief thanksgiving
Whatever gods may be
That no man lives for ever;
That dead men rise up never;
That even the weariest river
Winds somewhere safe to sea.
–A. C. Swinburne
Photograph by the amazing, 18-year-old Valerie Chiang. (Via Oh Joy)

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