jacksonismyfirstname: “Each time I’m asked to tell about myself, I find myself starting the same way: “My name is Kelsey and I’m nineteen..” but what I’d really like to say is: “My name means island of the ships but once I found a translation that said I’m a burning shipwreck- not a burning ship but a ship that has caught fire after the wreckage and well, I’d say that’s more fitting.” I’ve...
You are significant but not in the way I used to imagine.– W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood, The Dog Beneath the Skin (via romanceplanet)
I have my mother’s mouth and my father’s eyes; on my face they are still...– Warsan Shire (via yesdarlingido) (via youmakemewannabebrave)
imonislandtime: Conor Oberst doing the YMCA. Oh my godddd.. IT’S SO ADORABLE. oh my fuck i can’t handle
One by one I drowned all the people I’d been.– Conor Oberst (via arescente)
Anonymous asked: Hi. Like another anon who posted to you, I can't really think of anything witful to ask. So I suppose this is more of a dropping by comment. Happy Birthday! Hope your day is going well. I just spent ten minutes staring at the clouds in the middle of me writing this. Hmmm.. are you ever too old to just sit around and stare at the clouds? I hope not. Anyways, I'm going to get back to...
My sister (alittlewilde) got me a Humble Beginnings journal for my birthday and she sent it to me all the way from England and the best part is the money goes to Thirst International Relief. I think this is the nicest present ever and I can’t wait to fill it with words. Man my sister is really the best.
To Anyone I've Ever Known
I had an idea of you, a vague understanding, and a color and shape you took on in my head. You had a feeling that felt familiar, but still very unfinished. I completed you my self. On my own liberty, placing red where blue belonged and sharp corners forced into round edges. But like a blurred silhouette from a dream that can’t be recalled, I couldn’t bring you back. Over time...