But a mermaid has no tears, and therefore she suffers so much more.The Little Mermaid, Hans Christian Anderson
I got lost in the night, without the light
Pablo Neruda, from Sonnet LVII of 100 Love Sonnet
of your eyelids, and when the night surrounded me
I was born again: I was the owner of my own darkness.
Sometimes I wished to express my sensations in my own mode, but the uncouth and inarticulate sounds which broke from me frightened me into silence again.Mary Shelley, Frankenstein
Franz Schubert: Piano sonata in A major, D. 664