The sound of the aurora on Saturn.
Toska is a Russian word; as explained by Vladimir... →
Toska is a Russian word; as explained by Vladimir Nabokov, “No single word in English renders all the shades of toska. At its deepest and most painful, it is a sensation of great spiritual anguish, often without any specific cause. At less morbid levels it is a dull ache of the soul, a longing…
I feel my heart ache, but I’ve forgotten what that feeling means.– Chuck Palahniuk (Choke)
…A flower left out. My bones hold a stillness, the far Fields melt my heart....– Sylvia Plath, Sheep in Fog