because while Icarus sank and drowned,
you finally rose to the surface
Monet on the Japanese footbridge in Giverny
In 1883 Monet moved from the northwest of Paris to Giverny where he lived until his death. Adjacent to his property was a small pond which he acquired in 1893, where he created a water garden with an arched bridge in the Japanese style. — The National Gallery, UK
The above image, courtesy of the New York Botanical Garden, is based on a black-and-white photograph from The New York Times, dated 1922.
I hope you know that it’s okay to leave. It’s okay to escape and run free and travel like mad and disappear and reappear and be gone and far away from everything and everyone around you. It’s okay to be lost even though you just want to be found but try and find yourself first and if you can’t…
Queen of Disaster- Lana Del Rey
You got me spinning like a ballerina,
You the bad boy that I always dreamed of,
You’re the king and, baby,
I’m the queen of disaster, disaster.