Amazing Visions: Altering Minds All In the Design

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Amazing Visions: Altering Minds All In the Design
Vimeo Videos Discovered by JkM the secret keeper
Notations in CAPS by Jennifer Kiley
Created Post 26th January 2014
Posted On Wednesday 12th February 2014
AMAZING VISIONS

IMAGES DIVINE.
SITTING BENEATH
IMMENSE INFINITE
VOLUMES OF SPACE.
ENDLESS TIME.
GOING IN A CIRCLE.
REPEATING EVERYTHING
JUST SLIGHTLY
DIFFERENT.
DRAW TO ABOVE US.
FEEL THE PULL.
HOW SPACE CALLS TO US.

The Lonely Night – Colin Rich

Music: ‘The Lonely Night’ by Moby & Mark Lanegan
Cinematography & Direction: Colin Rich facebook.com/colinrich1 (deer-dog.com)

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IMAGES OF MAGIC.
NATURE.
THE NATURAL UNION
OF ALL
COMING
INTO VIEW.
CRYSTAL CLARITY.
VISUAL HALLUCINATIONS
OF REALITY.
A NATURAL PHENOMENA.

Into the Atmosphere – Michael Shainblum

“Into The Atmosphere,” is my tribute to the state of California and
the beautiful deserts, mountains and coastlines that exist there.
This video showcases a variety of national/state parks as well as
less recognized natural areas. The video also focuses on clouds, fog
and interesting atmospheric conditions. Although California is known
for blue sunshine skies, seeing a colorful storm cloud over Half Dome
or an incredible sunset at the La Jolla Coves is really a sight to
see. The goal of this video is to show these environments in their best
possible light.

Living in California all my life, I had as much time as I needed to
really capture the essence and beauty it provides. This video was an
ongoing project for about a year with an estimated 75,000 images taken,
and about 12,400 made it into the 3.5 minute piece.

My Grandmother Alice Harpin passed away during the last two weeks of
shooting this video. The film is dedicated to her memory. Without her
and the love of my family this video would not have been possible.

To create this video there were many nights sleeping outside, and
many days spent in the wild to embrace the environment and get to
the surroundings. There is a common misconception about Timelapse
shooters that we quickly set up cameras and go sleep in the car for
hours at a time, which is far from the truth. We are constantly
hiking heavy equipment through dangerous areas and spending time
camping in uncomfortable situations, I love it and wouldn’t trade
it for anything else.

Some of the locations are Mono Lake, Anza Borrego Desert, Alabama
Hills, Trona Pinnacles, Big Sur, Mount Laguna, Santa Maria, Yosemite,
Gaviota, The Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, La Jolla Coves, Santa
Ynez, the San Francisco Coast, and the Santa Barbara Mountains.

Directed and Filmed by Michael Shainblum.
To follow and see more of my work please visit:

shainblumphoto.com/
facebook.com/shainblum
facebook.com/shainblumphoto
plus.google.com/+MichaelShainblum
500px.com/Shainblum
twitter.com/shainblum

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ART
ENTERING
THE SOUL.

PIXELATED
PENCIL.
WANTING
TO PLAY.

FIND OUT
WHO YOU ARE
AND BE.

ENJOY
IN
THE
DELIGHTFUL.

ACCEPT
THE
SURPRISES.

BE AMAZED
BY CREATING
SOMETHING
FROM NOTHING.

WAS IT EVER
JUST NOTHING?

PONDER
THE
POSSIBILITY
OF
IMAGINATION
BEING THE LAND
OF NOTHINGNESS.

WHAT
IS
CREATED
BECOMES
THE SOMETHING
OUT OF THE
NOTHINGNESS. ;-)

(c) JkM 2014

Design Starts Here – Director Elias Freiberger

Director – Elias Freiberger – eliasfreiberger.at

Music & sound design – Echoic – echoicaudio.com
We really enjoyed working on this beautiful film from Elias. Here’s some words from him

“Design Starts Here is my graduation project for the MA Graphic Moving Image course at London College of Communication. From my research into the motion design and graphic design industries, I have often discovered that many people place too much of an emphasis on software. I wanted to express in my short film how good design is in fact about coming up with ideas – that often start from pencil and paper – not just the tools at your disposal.”

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Amazing Visions: Pathways Through the Process of Life

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Amazing Visions: A Pathways Through the Process of Life
Vimeo Videos Discovered by Jk the secret keeper
Created Post on 20th January 2014
Posted On Wednesday 22nd January 2014
AMAZING VISIONS

“A path of signs through the emotions of life.
A tribute to the art and her disarming beauty.”

I PLACE A WARNING THIS VIDEO CONTAINS ARTISTIC NUDITY-SEXUALITY-FAITH-VIOLENCE
MADNESS-POSSESSION-BEAUTY. IT SHOULDN’T BE NECESSARY TO WARN ADULTS.
NO CHILDREN ALLOWED PAST THIS POINT.
WHAT YOU WILL SEE IS BEAUTIFUL-EXPRESSIONS OF LOVE-NAKEDNESS
RELIGIOUS FERVOR-VIOLENCE-BIBLICAL VIOLENCE-DEATH-ANGELS
NATURE
IT’S ALL NATURAL

Beauty – Director Rino Stefano Tagliafierro

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THE VISIONS WILL TAKE YOUR BREATH AWAY

In the Cave of Wonders

It begins in the mode of storytelling. The big reveal will come to those with patience & awe will be revealed. AWE & AMAZEMENT & BEAUTY @>-;—

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OMINOUS? PERSONS OF INTEREST

Transparent Machines

We want safety. We Want privacy. Do we need to give up one for the other? Is it frightening to know others know all the superficial things about us? What does it matter? Our inner being is always changing. Much too difficult to follow by any intangible object. What are we protecting our selves from?

Cloudy with a chance of joy

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Post Created by Jk the secret keeper
Created 16th October 2013
Posted Thursday 17th October 2013
TELL ME A STORY

Gavin Pretor-Pinney: Cloudy with a chance of joy
Published on Jul 16, 2013
You don’t need to plan an exotic trip to find creative inspiration. Just look up, says Gavin Pretor-Pinney, founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society. As he shares charming photos of nature’s finest aerial architecture, Pretor-Pinney calls for us all to take a step off the digital treadmill, lie back and admire the beauty in the sky above.

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Let your mind go. Be a child again. Release your imagination & see what shapes the clouds are forming in your mind. Fall in New England is a great time for seeing visions not there any other time of the year. I have seen in the past while driving in Connecticut on the Merritt Parkway, the vision of an island surrounded by water. Maybe even a place to escape to as a get-a-way. Whatever the reason, clouds, in all there wonderful shapes, are a great way to escape, relax, and set your mind free.   Jk the secret keeper

JOKE Wednesday On Ellen:

Question: What did the fish say when he slammed into the wall?
Response: “Dam!”

LOL!!! :roll: :-D 8-) JkM

Amazing Visions Part #3

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Post Created by Jk the secret keeper
Vimeo Videos Searched for Diligently by j. kiley

Post Created 8th September 2013
Posted On Wednesday 11th September 2013

Lightness of Being

I am dedicating this Post to someone who has been very supportive to me.
She has gone through a difficult ordeal over the past few months.
Life-threatening. I wish her good health & a speedy return to her life.
I want her to know she has my support. I was so worried.
Actually, frantic is a good word to describe it. She knows I care.
Thank you for contacting me in such a magical way.
Rising from the ashes is a true dramatic way to reenter.
Welcome back. You are looking great but oh my you went through it.
I know the experience well. Animals have been in my life forever.
They leave their marks in more ways than just to love you.
I can breath now knowing you are on the mend.
This is for you. Wow! your eyes. Wait for the fantastic images.
Be Awed. Celebrate. Be Alive.

Rio — Scientifantastic

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I was lucky enough to be sent to Rio on assignment to shoot some 4K and 10K timelapse footage for a major electronics manufacturer. This video is a compilation of some of the footage I shot there. Most of the locations are within the city of Rio De Janeiro, but I also traveled to the famous Iguazú Falls on the border of the Brazilian state of Paraná and the Argentinian province of Misiones. In 2011 Iguazú Falls was announced as one of the seven winners of the New Seven Wonders of Nature by the New Seven Wonders of the World Foundation.

RIO DE JANEIRO: No wonder the beautiful city of Rio De Janeiro was chosen to host the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics. Rio de Janeiro, or simply Rio, is the capital city of the State of Rio de Janeiro

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Timelapse / JAPAN summer 2013

FILMED AND EDITED by Suishu Ikeda
MUSIC by Mokhov “Dream Eyes”

Panta Rei

Panta rei is an experimental short film that mixes animation and live action.
Every shot is 2D/2,5D compositing except for the shots at 00:01, 00:08 and 01:59 that are 3D animation, and the shot at 01:53 that is live action.

Director / D.O.P. / Art director / Editor / Animator / Compositing artist / Color grading artist: Ettore Biondo
Soundtrack composer: Constantin Philippou
Cast: Michele Biondo, Charalampos Alexandris

Hope You Enjoyed and Received the Pleasure
I Did from Discovering These Marvelous Videos

And the Artists Who Were So Creative in Creating Them.
They are a Treasure. I Have Found Many More.
So Look Forward to More Amazing Vision Posts In the Future.

Lina Kovalenko: Painting of Daisies for Love

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Beautiful painting of daisies, my favorite flower. I just loved this painting. I needed to reblog to be able to look at the portrayal of these special flowers. Julie Andrews in a field of daisies. Julie Andrews in a field of daisies… Does she love me? Does she not? Always those questions asked of this flower when we were children. I loved playing that game. It was taken seriously enough that you wanted your question answered positively and with a resounding “Yes”…! Jk the secret keeper

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Lina Kovalenko,

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Avoid the Darkness

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Avoid the Darkness
X-treme Haiku
Written by Jennifer Kiley
Illustrated by j. kiley
Post Created Friday 12th July 2013
Posted On Saturday 13th July 2013
X-TREME HAIKU SATURDAY

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Avoid the Darkness
by Jennifer Kiley
Friday 12th July 2013

Avoid the darkness
Writing fights battles with dark
Failure to create loss dire

Encounter with void
Life-light-dark-death in peril
Soul’s demise loss imminent

Souls disintegrate
Free spirits need death to soar
Break connection with body

Heart’s felt mind’s thought ceased
Existence breaks down sinners
Creating keeps life living

Floating high down low
Dark circles webs cling to webs trap
Must write way out to return

Entering free fall
Escaped soul eaters captured
Soul’s light evil endangers

Artistic colours spread
Seeding the clouds of thunder
Lightning bolts jolt soul’s release

© jennifer kiley 2013

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Even In Death — Evanescence

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Whimsical Serendipity

Whimsical Serendipity
Post Created by Jk the secret keeper
Videos Created by Jennifer Kiley
Created May 31st & June 1st 2013
Posted June 1st 2013
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carter the lion—HAPPY EARLY BIRTHDAY MOM SHAWN—JUNE 3rd

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“As I look out at all of you gathered here, I want to say that I don’t see a room full of Parisians in top hats and diamonds and silk dresses. I don’t see bankers and housewives and store clerks. No. I address you all tonight as you truly are: wizards, mermaids, travelers, adventurers, and magicians. You are the true dreamers.” ― Brian Selznick, The Invention of Hugo Cabret

“Flowers lead to books, which lead to thinking and not thinking and then more flowers and music, music. Then many more flowers and many more books.” ― Maira Kalman

“These paper boats of mine are meant to dance on the ripples of hours, and not reach any destination.” ― Rabindranath Tagore

“Do you know a better time than the present for igniting your dreams?” ― Carolyn Tody, Author and Artist, A Whimsical Holiday for Children

“Vital lives are about action. You can’t feel warmth unless you create it, can’t feel delight until you play,can’t know serendipity unless you risk.” ― Joan Erickson

“Sometimes serendipity is just intention unmasked.” ― Elizabeth Berg, The Year of Pleasures

“But in Friendship, being free of all that, we think we have chosen our peers. In reality, a few years’ difference in the dates of our births, a few more miles between certain houses, the choice of one university instead of another, posting to different regiments, the accident of a topic being raised or not raised at a first meeting—any of these chances might have kept us apart… — C.S. Lewis

“In the abstract, it might be tempting to imagine that irreducible complexity simply requires multiple simultaneous mutations – that evolution might be far chancier than we thought, but still possible. Such an appeal to brute luck can never be refuted… Luck is metaphysical speculation; scientific explanations invoke causes.” ― Michael J. Behe, Darwin’s Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution

“It’s a bizarre but wonderful feeling, to arrive dead center of a target you didn’t even know you were aiming for.” ― Lois McMaster Bujoldsilver divider between paragraphs

Adorable Baby Elephant :-)

Adorable Baby Elephant :-)
Video on YouTube
Written by Jennifer Kiley
Created May 30th 2013
Posted June 1st 2013silver divider between paragraphsI watched this video with the sleepy baby elephant. People watching her and encouraging her to get up. To wake up. She looks so adorable. The people making the video, I assume, are the ones making the sounds and talking to the precious little creature. She struggled and struggled but was having a difficult time of it. I won’t spoil any more of the video for you. I would, however, ask that you pay very close attention to the language and attitude of the those who are watching this baby elephant being so adorable. You feel yourself being drawn in. How could you not be. So watch the video. Following the watching of the video I have continued my comment. Please wait to read after you have viewed the entire video. Thank You. By Jennifer Kileysilver divider between paragraphs

Adorable Baby Elephant :-)silver divider between paragraphsNow that you have viewed the video, think further about how it made you feel. One point I will make right away. I did not know, as you did not know that there was a mother elephant just a short distance away. The people making the video were so enjoying the baby elephant struggling to get up and that she was sleepy, so she was struggling with this dilemma, probably wondering through her sleepiness: “Why isn’t my Mom coming to help me? She can see I am having trouble. Please Mom, won’t you please come and help me. All these people are saying strange things to me. They don’t understand that I am having a difficult time and just want my mother. Why aren’t you helping me.”

Well, when the camera finally scans over to the mother, these pleas are answered for you. The mother is chained by the ankle and being kept in a stationary place where she is totally unable to come to aid of her daughter. She can’t answer her frustration and panic that might be setting in. The Mother also sees these humans talking near her child. She doesn’t understand whether they are safe or not. Her child keeps struggling and all she can do is to watch helplessly. No attendant is anywhere near by to lend assistance.

I have become quite angry long before this point. The cuteness has turned into unbelievability that the Mother elephant is chained up. Not only chained up but is unable to reach her child. The cruelty just keeps growing in my mind. This is not such an adorable video afterall. The title says: “Adorable Baby Elephant :-) ” It is closed with a smiley face. There is nothing to smile at here. Whoever stood there and took this video and did nothing about the horror they were watching is truly amazing and heartless. Why weren’t they looking for help for both the baby and the mother who were separated and in distress.

Now some may feel I am over-reacting but I think I am under-reacting. It took me a short while after watching this video to react in the way that I have. Which is placing this video on my blog post and writing up my feelings and reactions. I hope others who see this will take this video and do the same on your own blogs or on Facebook or whatever social media that you use and spread this word. It is not acceptable to treat animals in this way. You do not chain up any elephant. You do not chain up a Mother elephant far enough away from her baby so she can do nothing to protect her. Elephants are quite maternal and protective of their babies. But that is not the specific point.

The point is we as humans do not have the right to treat animals in this way for the amusement of sadistic human beings who take pleasure in the watching of a Mother Elephant being tortured by keeping her struggling baby from her. And the people did nothing but enjoy themselves fully aware, which the viewer of the video was not aware, that there was a Mother Elephant so near but chained, but not near enough to help her baby out. Why were these people not trying to find someone to correct this horrible situation. Keep in mind also that the surface these two elephants are on is concrete. Not exactly natural to any animals.

This is a disturbing video when you know all the facts and have seen the entire footage. Yes, it has an ending that helped the baby but it never should have gone that far. Those elephants need to be placed in an environment where this can never happen to them again. By Jennifer Kiley. silver divider between paragraphs

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Complete Version of Camille Saint-Saens’—”Le carnaval des animaux” (Dutoit) N0. 1-7silver divider between paragraphsQUOTATIONS on ANIMAL RIGHTS:

“We must fight against the spirit of unconscious cruelty with which we treat the animals. Animals suffer as much as we do. True humanity does not allow us to impose such sufferings on them. It is our duty to make the whole world recognize it. Until we extend our circle of compassion to all living things, humanity will not find peace.” ― Albert Schweitzer

“I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.” ― Abraham Lincoln

“The assumption that animals are without rights, and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance, is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion in the only guarantee of morality.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer, The Basis of Morality

“The question is not, “Can they reason?” nor, “Can they talk?” but “Can they suffer?” ― Jeremy Bentham

“We need, in a special way, to work twice as hard to help people understand that the animals are fellow creatures, that we must protect them and love them as we love ourselves.” ― César Chávez

“Kindness and compassion towards all living things is a mark of a civilized society. Conversely, cruelty, whether it is directed against human beings or against animals, is not the exclusive province of any one culture or community of people. ” ― César Chávez

“Know that the same spark of life that is within you, is within all of our animal friends, the desire to live is the same within all of us…” ― Rai Aren, Secret of the Sandssilver divider between paragraphs

DID YOU KNOW?

DID YOU KNOW
CREATED BY JENNIFER KILEY
ILLUSTRATED BY j. kiley
WRITTEN BY JENNIFER KILEY
CREATED MAY 25TH 2013
POSTED MAY 25TH 2013
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Carly Simon — Nobody Does It Bettersilver divider between paragraphsQUOTATIONS on CLOSENESS/MISSING:

“You have someone in your life whom you honor and revere so much that every hurt on them is inflicted on you as well. And the closer they are to you, the greater the pain.” ― Masashi Kishimoto

“When someone is close by, you just know it.” ― James Dashner, The Scorch Trials

“I tried to put things in perspective but sometimes you’re just too close to it.” ― Cormac McCarthy, No Country for Old Men

“Closeness means you get hurt; closeness means letting down your defenses and letting people see the tender skin under the carapace.” ― Cathy Kelly, Never Too Late

“You can decorate absence however you want- but your still gonna feel what’s missing.” ― Siobhan Vivian, Same Difference

“They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don’t think it’s possible for you to miss me as much as I’m missing you right now” ― Edna St. Vincent Millay

“He was so close to her then that they owned every molecule of air in the tiny room and the air grew heavy with their desire and worked to move them together.” ― Ann Patchett, Bel Canto

“When you miss someone….it’s weird…your body doesn’t function normally..as it should. Because I miss you, and my heart…it’s not steady…my soul it sings numb. Fingers are cold…like you…your soul.” ― Coco J. Gingersilver divider between paragraphs

Reflections of Freedom

Reflections of Freedom
By Jennifer Kiley
Illustrated by j. kiley
Written 5.09.13
Created May 10th 2013
Posted May 11th 2013
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Reflections of Freedom
By Jennifer Kiley
5.10.13

Reflections,
Clouds of darkness block my vision.
Remembrance of wilder moments come to mind.
Being told no, pushed the rebelliousness of my true nature.
Running away nullified permission,
When done in the passionate way I felt,
Carried me beyond their threat.
I dismissed them from my mind,
As though they never existed..
The tears were flowing as I ran
To escape was necessary,
It was blaring loudly in my head
Run, let your bare feet carry you over the fences,
Across the open fields, past the horses,
Enjoying the sour fruits of the apple trees,
Along the stone fences where they grew,
But were not high enough to keep me out,
As I flew over them as though I were a gazelle.

My friend eventually would find his moment for escape.
We would then meet in the woods to plan that day’s adventure.
Our parents couldn’t keep us apart.
The magnetic pull to be together,
Was stronger than their punishment,
To keep us bound, even though mine was severe,
We rejected their threats.
We needed to be comrades together in our escape,
Pretending in our minds we were searching the woods,
Feeling we would discover that bag of hidden treasure,
Left behind by someone running from the mob.
Being rich enough, we could really run away for good,
Beyond the limits where our parents would ever find us.
We would disappear forever,
Into Wonderland or Neverland,
Whichever one could find us.
No one could touch us again,
Far beyond them we would be,
Together friends forever,
Who dared defy authorities blank and powerless voices.

Winning and free at long last,
Never to be hurt again,
By any one of them.
No more pain.
No more abuse.
Just the love and support of our friendship,
Forever and ever more.

© jennifer kiley 2013
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close to neverland & the bluefairy

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New Day — Philip Wesleysilver divider between paragraphs

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a secret entrance way behind the waterfalls. first, one needs to find this location.

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QUOTATIONS on ESCAPE/RUNNING AWAY

“I do know this. It’s the things we run from that hurt us the most.” –Brad Sturdevant” ― Norma Johnston

“If you want to disappear, Emily, you can do it most anywhere.” ― Barbara Delinsky, Escape

“Sometimes I wish I was in the movies…Not to be famous or nothing. I just wish I was made of light. Then nobody’d know me except for what they saw up on that screen. I’d just be light up on the silver screen…” ― Alan Heathcock, Volt

“Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape. ” ― William S. Burroughs

“Besides the alternate universe offered by a book, the quiet space of “the woods” was my favorite place to go…I was an escapist at heart . . . that I preferred imaginary worlds to the real one. It’s true that I’ve always been able to yank myself out of this world and plunge myself into another.” ― Amy Plum, Die for Me

“Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose, or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.” ― Graham Greene, Ways Of Escape

“No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality.” ― Shirley Jackson, The Haunting of Hill House

“But if these years have taught me anything it is this: you can never run away. Not ever. The only way out is in.” ― Junot Díaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

“Talking won’t change it. But sometimes it was what she wanted most, to tell someone; often, though, she just wanted to escape those horrid feelings, to escape herself, so there was no pain, no fear, no ugliness.” ― Melissa Marr, Ink Exchange

“I choose to write because it’s perfect for me. It’s an escape, a place I can go to hide. It’s a friend, when I feel out casted from everyone else. It’s a journal, when the only story I can tell is my own. It’s a book, when I need to be somewhere else. It’s control, when I feel so out of control. It’s healing, when everything seems pretty messed up. And it’s fun, when life is just flat-out boring.” ― Alysha Speer

“I spent the rest of the day in someone else’s story. The rare moments that I put the book down, my own pain returned in burning stabs.” ― Amy Plum, Die for Mesilver divider between paragraphs
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