the labyrinth of her mind
"Yoshiya began to enjoy dancing. As he let himself go and moved his body in time to the music, he would come to feel that the natural rhythm inside him was pulsing in perfect unison with the basic rhythm of the world. The ebb and flow of the tide, the dancing of the wind across the plains, the course of the stars through the heavens: he felt certain that these things were by no means occurring in places unrelated to him."
Haruki, Murakami, “All God’s Children Can Dance.”
After the Quake
"No matter how far you travel, you can never get away from yourself."
after the quake
"People are rivers, always ready to move from one state of being into another. It is not fair, to treat people as if they are finished beings. Everyone is always becoming and unbecoming."
Kathleen Winter, Annabel (via