rat in a hat

United States

i'm pretentious and annoying but i think that's okay, i own two lava lamps. i love spider-man, ABBA, anything muppet-related, bill and ted, and john everett millais' rendition of ophelia. i hate sitcom laugh tracks.

chaotic good

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love your friends and be as stupid as you can be <2

two thousand one hundred and eighty (don’t count higher, tomorrow is not certain)

July 20, 2020

FREE WRITING

7
midnight came too soon
night fell and cloaked the world and now there is nothing left to do but sleep
so we do, we camp underneath the stars because home is not a house anymore
there is a whole wide world to roam if you dare
now shelter is ignorance and ignorance is not bliss anymore
nothing is bliss
bliss is a fantasy that nobody dreams of because it’s just too unrealistic
we don’t set our hopes higher than we can reach

you wake up and you think about how things have changed
you’re living in the past, my friend
it’s the century of adaptation,
the whole “eat or be eaten,”
catch my drift?

wake up and think about how clear the sky is these days
wake up and think about how little we focus on irrelevancies
wake up and think about everything we’ve fought for
what we’ve died for

wake up

we are all tired, my friend
and everyone else has decided there is nothing left to do but sleep 
but we’ll make up our own minds about that
there is a whole wide world and we want to watch the sun set in every corner of it
like a compass, we point north and we point to the northern lights
dreaming of becoming the first of our generation to see them
hoping, even,
i promise it’s within our reach 

follow us
into the pitch black night
each step a step closer to the sky we all long to touch
follow us, weary traveler,
if you dare.

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2 Comments
  • Anne Blackwood

    Yeah everything HB said


    4 months ago
  • happy butterfly

    I love this so much."there is a whole wide world to roam if you dare
    now shelter is ignorance and ignorance is not bliss anymore
    nothing is bliss
    bliss is a fantasy that nobody dreams of because it’s just too unrealistic
    we don’t set our hopes higher than we can reach" oh my gosh these lines are so beautiful! you are so underrated! you have TaLeNt darling


    4 months ago