Virginia Woolf
To the Lighthouse

'To be silent; to be alone. All the being
and the doing, expansive, glittering,
vocal, evaporated; and one shrunk,
with a sense of solemnity, to being oneself,
a wedge-shaped core of darkness,
something invisible to others.'


Image Will Barnet, Woman and the Sea c 1960. Words Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse 1927.