2.16 | Roadkill

chests free of bullet holes, unworn sneaker soles

You ever heard of something like this before?

So I got to shake both Bill and Hillary Clinton’s hand, good day.

J2 @ Originally from Clif Kostermans twitter


cause our hot blood, bound by wonderlust still don’t know where we come from

cause our hot blood, bound by wonderlust 
still don’t know where we come from

45 Things I Want to See Less of in Stories (Worldbuilding Edition)

elumish:

  1. Dramatic religious shifts in <50 years
  2. Arbitrary returns to Roman/Greek systems
  3. Worlds with one continent
  4. Arbitrary homophobia
  5. Heterogeneous technologically-limited rural areas
  6. Worlds with one religion/method of worship
  7. Skin color as the only means of differentiation
  8. Earth-based morality
  9. Arbitrary caste systems
  10. Cities founded in areas with no water
  11. Agriculture in areas with no water
  12. Everyone having the same weather all the time
  13. Technology not being consistent
  14. Swift changes in political ideology
  15. Every state having the same political structure
  16. Lack of trade
  17. Everyone having Western Abrahamic views on gender/sexuality
  18. American and European animals living in the same place
  19. Lack of biodiversity
  20. Death rites being the same everywhere
  21. Burying people in marshy swampland prone to flooding
  22. Access to the same food everywhere
  23. Agriculture that doesn’t match the climate
  24. Foods that exist because of genetic modification existing in nature (i.e. bananas)
  25. Everything being based in middle ages -> Victorian-era Western culture/technology level
  26. Magic having no effect on technological development
  27. Religions irrelevant to the land they are based in
  28. Indigenous skin-color unrelated to climate
  29. Climate unrelated to geographic location
  30. Homogenous port/trade cities
  31. Access to technology by lower class
  32. States with no human rights laws
  33. Immediate rebuilding after wars
  34. Long periods of time with absolute peace
  35. Lack of international organizations
  36. Western-based organizational structures
  37. Western-based human rights ideas
  38. Capitalism
  39. Clean streets with no sewage system
  40. Clean water with no sewage system
  41. Science that makes no sense
  42. Governments hated by everybody
  43. Governments with one political party/ideology
  44. Lack of communication between states
  45. Lack of immigration

for no creatures under God are as we are, none so like Him as ourselves, dark angels not confined to the limits of hell but wandering His earth and all its kingdoms

-Anne Rice

And Death, in his shame,

built a kingdom from dust

as penance, as proof,

that his fingers were made

for more than destruction.
— emily palermo (via unexcusable)

I got a job interview tomorrow! Fingers crossed