I hope you find this blog to be filled with love while inspiring you to live and experience life, smile, and to spread peace to the world, with poetry accompanying you along the way. Welcome to Peyton's Place.

“Truth irritates only those whom it enlightens, but does not convert.”

—   Pasquier Quesnel (via itsquoted)

Dark-Skinned Girl by Rudy Francisco

This woman.

Words of Emotion

“Those who tell the stories rule society.”

—   Plato (via kushandwizdom)

“Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.”

—   Chuck Klosterman (b.1972, American)

(Source: artchipel, via daeizm)

“She is poetry.
She varies in size.
Not physically,
but existentially; in context.
& like poetry, I absorb her in all forms.”

—   "Poetry (She Is)", Dae Lee (Daeizm)

(Source: daeizm, via daeizm)

“We wouldn’t be us if we didn’t believe in second chances, but it’s okay to close the door on someone if they’re toxic.”

—   Toby Cavanaugh

“I am full of unwritten poetry”

—   (via lovejailyric)

(Source: incoloure, via greenskies-over-bluefields)

“Life is God’s novel. Let him write it.”

—   Isaac Bashevis Singer (via itsquoted)

“People say to write about what you know. I’m here to tell you, no one wants to read that, because you don’t know anything. So write about something you don’t know. And don’t be scared, ever.”

—   Toni Morrison (via ktempest)

(Source: maxkirin, via writeworld)

“Christ is more of an artist than the artists — He works in living spirit and flesh, He makes men instead of statues”

—   Vincent Van Gogh (via kvtes)

(Source: chestertonian, via naturalstylishpoet)

“My recipe for life is not being afraid of myself, afraid of what I think or of my opinions.”

—   Eartha Kitt

“A writer, I think, is someone who pays attention to the world. That means trying to understand, take in, connect with, what wickedness human beings are capable of; and not be corrupted — made cynical, superficial — by this understanding.”