"You expected to be sad in the fall. Part of you died each year when the leaves fell from the trees and their branches were bare against the wind and the cold, wintery light. But you knew there would always be the spring, as you knew the river would flow again after it was frozen. When the cold rains kept on and killed the spring, it was as though a young person died for no reason."
(adjective) Serotinal, also pronounced [si-rot-n-l], is the most romantic and beautiful word pertaining to this time of year;alluding to or occurring in late summer. For example, the breezy, cool nights, the leaves on the ground, the earlier occurrence of the sunset and back to school season are all serotinal manifestations. They are the beginning markings of autumn in the form of summer nostalgia. (via wordsnquotes)
"So often, a visit to a bookshop has cheered me and reminded me that there are good things in the world."
"It just happens to be the way that I’m made. I have to write things down to feel I fully comprehend them."
Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood (via girlinlondon)
(adjective) In the list of one of the most 100 beautiful words in the English language, ineffable’s beauty lies in its flowing sound and meaning. Ineffable describes the sentiment of being unable to express something in words because it is too extreme to communicate; words cannot possibly do justice at this particular moment.