It’s the last day of the weekend. Last week was pretty difficult. I seriously consider going to the opera house to attend a classical music night but I feel a bit exhausted… psychologically more than physically. I skim through my movies library and decide upon Possession. This movie is another proof that I accidentally fell in the 21st century and that I am originally from ancient times.
Now I leave you with two beautiful quotes from the movie. The first is portraying the two lovers’ re-union after a long separation:
He: I shan’t forget the first glimpse of your form.
Illuminated as it was by flashes of sunlight.
I have dreamt nightly of your face…
And walked the landscape of my life with the rhythms of your writing…
Ringing in my ears.
She: I shall never forget our shining progress towards one another.
Never have I felt such a concentration of my entire being.
I cannot let you burn me up. Nor can I resist you.
No mere human can stand in a fire and not be consumed.
Second, at their old age, separated again, when he’s on his death bed she sends him a letter:
She: And now near the end, I think of you again with clear love.
Did we not?
Did you not flame and I catch fire?
Was not the love that we found worth the tempest that it brought?
I feel it was. I know it was.