I’m seriously considering getting another rat… For reasons.
lux-inferiorr: How can someone not find this cute? Rats are some of the most rewarding pets you can own.
The man is killing time - there’s nothing else. No help now from the fifth of Bourbon chucked helter-skelter into the river, even its cork sucked under. Stubbed before-breakfast cigarettes burn bull’s-eyes on the bedside table; a plastic tumbler of alka seltzer champagnes in the bathroom. No help from his body, the whale’s warm-hearted blubber, foundering down leagues...
The Darkling Thrush
I leant upon a coppice gate When Frost was spectre-gray, And Winter’s dregs made desolate The weakening eye of day The tangled bine-stems scored the sky Like strings of broken lyres, And all mankind that haunted nigh Had sought their household fires. The land’s sharp features seemed to be The Century’s corpse outleant, His crypt the cloudy canopy, The wind his death-lament. The...