The Word Made Flesh
Man only likes to count his troubles; he doesn’t calculate his happiness.
Dostoevsky
from Roethke’s “I Knew a Woman”

from Roethke’s “I Knew a Woman”

A tattoo of my typewriter by artist Ben Reigle. Thanks.

A tattoo of my typewriter by artist Ben Reigle. Thanks.

I say that if you want to know what justice is, you should answer and not ask.
Thrasymachus, fifth century, BC (via louismaistros)
"There is, after all, a kind of happiness in unhappiness, if it’s the right unhappiness."
Jonathan Franzen, Freedom

"There is, after all, a kind of happiness in unhappiness, if it’s the right unhappiness."

Jonathan Franzen, Freedom

Two of the most powerful beginnings to a sentence…
I am…
I choose…
From there, all things flow…

Two of the most powerful beginnings to a sentence…

I am…

I choose…

From there, all things flow…

Vonnegut owns my heart. 
Done by Emily Chilvers at Pincushn’s in Holland, MI. 

Vonnegut owns my heart. 

Done by Emily Chilvers at Pincushn’s in Holland, MI. 

Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old
Franz Kafka (via alessiascurati)
A Blue Feather  on my wrist from Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah  by Richard Bach

A Blue Feather  on my wrist from Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach

pre-color

pre-color

Something to keep me brave.

Something to keep me brave.

I’m sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody
J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey (via alessiascurati)
From The Vesuvius Club

From The Vesuvius Club

"The Fellowship of the Ring" -JRR Tolkien

"The Fellowship of the Ring" -JRR Tolkien