Christmas star, christmas tree, mistletoe, and holly/(but mother under everything in festival paralysis).
Jeff Mangum (with his band Neutral Milk Hotel; Jeff is the one holding the angel)
The only girl I ever loved was born with roses in her eyes
My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
"Returning, I had to cross before the looking-glass; my fascinated glance involuntarily explored the depth it revealed.... and the strange little figure there gazing at me...had the effect of a real spirit: I though it like one of the tiny phantoms, half fairy, half imp..."
Song of Myself by Walt Whitman
"I too am not a bit tamed, I too am untranslatable..."
Translations by Brian Friel
"I set out for somewhere but I couldn't remember where. So I came back here."
Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
"I remember watching myself brush my hair and how my eyes looked back at me. The girl I saw was myself yet not quite myself.... What am I doing in this place and who am I?"
Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
"Who knows, but that on the lower frequencies I speak for you?"