if I should split my soul into 7 pieces.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

So forgive me if I'm still in the whole Harry Potter zone until now, but I can't help it if I'm still completely hungover from the watching the final movie.
Anyway, earlier today, I had this interesting conversation with my bookish co-worker about Horcruxes - what would we do if we had the opportunity to split our soul into 7 pieces. I thought this was a fascinating idea so I decided I should make a post out of it.
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  • This specific copy of Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte - You all know Jane Eyre is one of my favorite books of all time, and you also know I have quite a lot of different copies of it. This one specifically is special. I found it when we just came from the Philippines about 6 years ago, when I was so homesick. We were staying at my great Aunt's house at that time. I was helping out with organizing her garage, and in one of the boxes, was this copy. I didn't read it until later on, but it meant a lot because it was nice to find a 'hidden treasure' that cured my homesickness at that time, even for a little bit!
  • This pendant - Tim gave this to me last year for my birthday. I wear it almost every single day! My outfit would seriously sometimes feel incomplete without it. It's so simple and tasteful, yet elegant, meaningful, and timeless. Love it so much!
  • Rent "bible" by Jonathan Larson - I love music, and I absolutely love Broadway. This is my favorite musical, ever. And this book, is genius. Must read and buy for any rent heads out there!
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - mini book 'collector's' item - given to me by my Aunt. I really just like this one! It's easy to hide, and nobody will think that I would consider putting my soul into such a tiny little thing. It's also my favorite book from the series so I'd have to pick that specific one.
  • The Little Mermaid music box - It's just gorgeous to me, and the Little Mermaid was my favorite as a kid (imagine me at my 6th birthday party, singing Look at this stuff... isn't it neat...) And I just adore music boxes in general. I think they're simply lovely and sentimental.
  • My 'literature/words/typewriter' art - Another amazing handmade gift from Tim for Christmas. It sums up my love for literature! He drew a typewriter, and on the paper coming out from it is a copy of my favorite poem of all-time. On the sides are some of my favorite quotes and lines from books. The most thoughtful gift I've ever gotten.
And the 7th and the final horcrux, I would have to say.... Me!
Is this answer acceptable? Well, I'd like to think so. I'd want to have a 2nd life in my pocket, you know... just in case. Ha. What about you? I really want to know what your horcruxes would be! Leave a comment or do a post-response :D

EDIT: Check this Horcrux post by my cousin, Justine. clickclickclick

22 comments:

  1. This is an awesome post! What a great idea. Love your list, but especially the Little Mermaid music box! So adorable.

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  2. Such a great idea and wonderful choices!

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  3. Fantastic post! I like how you chose objects that were special to you.

    I am planning to go see the movie again this weekend (this time in 3D).

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  4. Great choices! That typewriter piece is absolutely wonderful. You and your boyfriend seem so sweet with each other!

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  5. What an interesting Harry Potter post! You totally reminded me that I have that rent book somewhere in my room and that I should probably listen to La Vie Boheme while I'm getting ready. Great post!

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  6. I love this post!
    I am glad that the copy of Jane Eyre cured your homesickness. That pendant is so pretty. And so is the Little Mermaid music box. All your choices are great!

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  7. Such an awesome idea for a post! I might need to do this...

    Also, lol lola ditse :) i wonder if it was her copy ;)

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  8. I love this idea and I love seeing your choices. That typewriter art is gorgeous! Your man has good taste. I'm also a huge RENT fan. I think most of my horcruxes would ned of being similar things, a favorite book, a favorite gift from someone, souvenir or piece of jewelry that means a lot. I'd have to give it a lot of thought, but I can see it in my head.

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  9. Belle - Thanks! You should one too on your blog!

    Pepca - Thank you!

    Christina T - I am planning to see it again next week too. Can't stand 3d though, makes me dizzy unfortunately.

    May - Aw thank you!!

    Letter4no1 - La Vie Boheme is awesome! I also listen to Out Tonight everytime I go out with the girls or something haha

    misha - Thank you :) You should do a post like this too.

    A.Justine - Do it too!! :D

    Melissa - Haha I am sure Tim will like reading your comment :) And can't wait to read your post on your horcruxes (hint hint.. haha)

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  10. I had forgotten about your fantastic typewriter art.

    SUPER SUPER cool list. And so very very creative.

    You should make this a meme/feature where you display/feature different bloggers.

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  11. All great things! The music box reminded me of a music box when I had as a little girl.

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  12. Jenny - Aw! Don't you just love music boxes? You should do a post like this too ;)

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  13. Girl, this is such a genius post! I don't know if I would ever know what to split my soul into, but I would guess my turquoise cross would be one, my Oma's clock would be another...my Bengal would probably be a third haha ;)

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  14. Melissa - Do your own post too!! :)

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  15. LOL! How did you ever come up with such an idea?! It's never occurred to me to wonder what what items I would put pieces of my soul into if ever given the chance. Hmm, I'm having a hard time thinking of 6 different objects that mean so much to me. I love all your choices though!

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  16. Aylee - I challenge you to do this!! I think it'd be cool especially for your blog, since it's HP and all ;)

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  17. What an cool idea! Don't have any idea what my horcruxes would be but I love your Jane Eyre book. One of mine might have to be my fancy edition of LoTR.

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  18. Lesa - oohh yes! I don't have a fancy edition of LOTR but I have one of Narnia and Alice in Wonderland! :) the one from b&n.

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  19. cute idea for a post! I like that The Little Mermaid music box :)

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