Franz Kafka

shakeyourhair:

Franz Kafka and Milena Jesenská met twice: once in Vienna for four days, and in Gmünd for one. Their correspondance as Letters to Milena is a book - I selected some extracts about the ‘kafkaesque’ affair/tenderness.

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Franz wrong, F wrong, Yours wrong/ nothing more calm, deep forest

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"So many divine qualities mingle with the human ones in your dear face."
— Franz Kafka, Letters to Milena
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"I need all the time I have and a thousand times more than all the time I have and most of all I’d like to have all the time there is just for you, for thinking about you, for breathing in you."
— Franz Kafka, Letters to Milena
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Letters to Milena
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"I sometimes loved her desperately."
— Franz Kafka, Letters to Milena
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"I, in a sense, am independent of you, just because the dependency reaches beyond all bounds."
— Franz Kafka, Letters To Milena
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The Unfortunate Mr. Samsa by Rich Johnson
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"I am carrying such weights of absolute sadness that I must at any moment be dragged down into the deepest sea and the person trying to seize or even “rescue” me would give up, not from weakness, not even from hopelessness but from sheer annoyance."
— Franz Kafka, Letters To Milena
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The creators of Mind Altering T-Shirts share gif versions of some of their designs.
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