Argentinian prisoner (photo: Adriana Lestido, 1991)

Argentinian prisoner (photo: Adriana Lestido, 1991)

The trouble is not that I am single and likely to stay single, but that I am lonely and likely to stay lonely. —  Charlotte Brontë
Why is there ever this perverse cruelty in humankind, that makes us hurt most those we love best? — Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel’s Chosen
Argentinian actress, Alejandra Boero (1960)

Argentinian actress, Alejandra Boero (1960)

Five young men enjoying a smoke (c.1940s)

Five young men enjoying a smoke (c.1940s)

I wonder why I don’t go to bed and go to sleep. But then it would be tomorrow, so I decide that no matter how tired, no matter how incoherent I am, I can skip one hour more of sleep and live. —  Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath
Goodbye, Old Friend (by Kate Kinley)

Goodbye, Old Friend (by Kate Kinley)

Lovers in a Parisian cafe, 1930s.

Lovers in a Parisian cafe, 1930s.

Samurai  ~  1860 - 1880

Samurai  ~  1860 - 1880