Laurel Dixon

23. Writer in training. Poetry, fiction, coffee. Cat person. Editor of Miss'ing Magazine.

“Being both soft and strong is a combination very few have mastered.”

—   Yasmin Mogahed  (via confusingmisery)

(Source: islamicrays, via poemsofthequiet)

Tiffany takes the best photos of me. :)
saepphire:

❁

“Hand in hand We walk the pavement. Briefly It’s summer again. We see Seagulls away from home. Souls adrift. We drown the night in tears.”

“I’ve asked the night to sire within you thoughts of me, The moon to bear my likeness, And the blinking stars to transmit this coded message only to your eyes: “I love you. I love you”

—   (via sirmorose)

“She dreams of giving herself back forever to the night. I wish I were the soil; I wish I were the cradling arms of life to which she’d give herself, to bloom with joy.”

astronomicalwonders:

Westerlund 2 in X-ray
Westerlund 2 is a young massive obscured star cluster with an estimated age of about one or two million years. It contains some of the hottest, brightest, and most massive stars known. The cluster contains a dozen of O stars, of which at least three are eclipsing binaries. 
Credit: NASA/Chandra


Beautiful.

astronomicalwonders:

Westerlund 2 in X-ray

Westerlund 2 is a young massive obscured star cluster with an estimated age of about one or two million years. It contains some of the hottest, brightest, and most massive stars known. The cluster contains a dozen of O stars, of which at least three are eclipsing binaries

Credit: NASA/Chandra

Beautiful.

(via retromantique)

“Tell me how all this, and love too, will ruin us.
These, our bodies, possessed by light.
Tell me we’ll never get used to it.”

—   Richard Siken, excerpt of Scheherazade (via camilla-macauley)

(via nolifepepper)

Cat Seems To Exist Only While Woman's Car Is In Motion

waterstreetnews:

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By Cara Lawrence, Staff Reporter

[LEXINGTON KY] A local woman told reporters that she recently discovered a cat that seems to exist only on occasion and only in her car.

“I first noticed it a few weeks ago. I was driving to work and it climbed out from under the passenger side seat.” She…

I want this to happen to me!!!

Ode to a Pond (A Buddhist Poem)

annmarcaida:

As the water table rises you seep upward

a chilly ghost levitating

fluid limbs spread as the sun heats your body

water pools in finger lakes.


Water-striders wander the four directions of your surface

etching ripples in their wake

grass-kelp undulates, diving beetles plumb

in…

Beautiful imagery.