Nobuyoshi Araki published “Sentimental Journey”, a book of pictures of his wife taken during their honeymoon. When she died a few years later, the Japanese photographer thought that those pictures were the most beautiful present he could ever had.
“I couldn’t take my lips off of you. No matter how hard I tried to pull my lips away from your skin. I couldn’t. I was hungry.. burning up inside. Your gravity had a hold on me… You fed my soul. So powerful and so humbling to be trapped in orbit around your body. I just wanted more.”
“I go through phases. Somedays I feel like the person I’m supposed to be, and then somedays, I turn into no one at all. There is both me and my silhouette. I hope that on the days you find me and all I am are darkened lines, you still are willing to be near me.”
“I admire those who have every right to despair and be angry, but instead find reasons to laugh and to love. Those who have the courage and audacity to share their light, despite being in the shadow of sadness.”