"And very quietly, but close to my lips, he talked to me..."
"This pearl has become my soul," said Kino. "If I give it up I shall lose my soul. Go thou also with God." ⎯JOHN STEINBECK, "The Pearl"
"Remind me not, remind me not,
Of those beloved, those vanish'd hours,
When all my soul was given to thee;
Hours that may never be forgot,
Till Time unnerves our vital powers,
And thou and I shall cease to be." ⎯Lord Byron
Framing. The world is full of objects which make perfect natural frames, such as trees, archways and holes. By placing these around the edge of the composition you help to isolate the main subject from the outside world. The result is a more focused image which draws your eye naturally to the main point of interest.
"The voice of your eyes is deeper than all roses." ⎯E.E. Cummings
He's always, always in my mind: not as a pleasure, any more than I am always a pleasure to myself, but as my own being." ―Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights (Catherine Earnshaw Linton's love for Heathcliff)