Delilah Wancio
…a route obscure and lonely,
haunted by ill angels only
Edgar Allan Poe, “Dreamland” (via sylphwings)
victoriousvocabulary:

PERDIDO
[adjective]
1. lost.
2. hopeless.
3. helpless.
4. missing.
Etymology: Spanish, Galician, from Latin perditus.
[Victor Calahan - Lost in Space]

victoriousvocabulary:

PERDIDO

[adjective]

1. lost.

2. hopeless.

3. helpless.

4. missing.

Etymology: Spanish, Galician, from Latin perditus.

[Victor Calahan - Lost in Space]

fairycastle:

Carousel by Partenope;V on Flickr.
victoriousvocabulary:

DYSDAIMON
[noun] 
one who is ill-fated; unfortunate; doomed.
Etymology: Greek dys (bad, malfunctioning) + daimon (spirit). Dysdaimon has more recently come to mean “of the devil”.
]Bryan Larsen - Study for the Triumph of Icarus]

victoriousvocabulary:

DYSDAIMON

[noun]

one who is ill-fated; unfortunate; doomed.

Etymology: Greek dys (bad, malfunctioning) + daimon (spirit). Dysdaimon has more recently come to mean “of the devil”.

]Bryan Larsen - Study for the Triumph of Icarus]

There is sadness lurking even in gilded palaces, you can’t escape from it anywhere.
Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Double (via blacktout)
victoriousvocabulary:

CADUCUS
[adjective]
1. that falls or has fallen, falling, collapsing, drooping.
2. that easily falls, inclined to fall.
3. devoted to death, destined to die, doomed.
4. Figuratively: frail, fleeting, perishable, transitory; vain, futile.
5. Law: lapsed, vacant, escheatable, caducary.
Etymology: from Latin cadūcus, from cadō, “I fall”.
[Eric Armusik - Flight of Icarus]

victoriousvocabulary:

CADUCUS

[adjective]

1. that falls or has fallen, falling, collapsing, drooping.

2. that easily falls, inclined to fall.

3. devoted to death, destined to die, doomed.

4. Figuratively: frail, fleeting, perishable, transitory; vain, futile.

5. Law: lapsed, vacant, escheatable, caducary.

Etymology: from Latin cadūcus, from cadō, “I fall”.

[Eric Armusik - Flight of Icarus]

People
are not
rain
or
snow
or autumn
leaves;

they
do not
look
beautiful
when
they
fall

Nav K  (via splitterherzen)