“Cat’s Cradle" by Kurt Vonnegut (1963).

Cat’s Cradleby Kurt Vonnegut (1963).

“Once Around the Block" by Badly Drawn Boy, from The Hour of Bewilderbeast (2000).

Once Around the Blockby Badly Drawn Boy, from The Hour of Bewilderbeast (2000).

"The Suffering Channel" by David Foster Wallace, from Oblivion: Stories (2004).

"The Suffering Channel" by David Foster Wallace, from Oblivion: Stories (2004).

“Now Now" by St. Vincent, from Marry Me (2007).

Now Nowby St. Vincent, from Marry Me (2007).

“The Bird Artist" by Howard Norman (1994).

The Bird Artistby Howard Norman (1994).

“Distant Dreaming" by Shining Bird, from Leisure Coast (2013).

Distant Dreamingby Shining Bird, from Leisure Coast (2013).

Excerpt from "Michael" by William Wordsworth (Epitaph from George Eliot’s Silas Mariner).

Excerpt from "Michael" by William Wordsworth (Epitaph from George Eliot’s Silas Mariner).

“I’m Sorry I’m Leaving" by Saves the Day, from I’m Sorry I’m Leaving (1998).

I’m Sorry I’m Leavingby Saves the Day, from I’m Sorry I’m Leaving (1998).

“Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" by Jonathan Safran Foer (2005).

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Closeby Jonathan Safran Foer (2005).

“Seasons" by Future Islands, from Singles (2014).

Seasonsby Future Islands, from Singles (2014).

“Tortilla Flat" by John Steinbeck (1935).

Tortilla Flatby John Steinbeck (1935).

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I have a sadness shield that keeps out all the sadness, and it’s big enough for all of us // Max.

Where The Wild Things Are // Directed by Spike Jonze (2009).

nicethingsinuglyhandwriting:

I have a sadness shield that keeps out all the sadness, and it’s big enough for all of us // Max.

Where The Wild Things Are // Directed by Spike Jonze (2009).

“Speakers Push the Air" by Pretty Girls Make Graves, from Good Health (2002).

Speakers Push the Airby Pretty Girls Make Graves, from Good Health (2002).

“Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (2013).

Americanahby Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (2013).

“Daybreak" by Saves the Day, from Daybreak (2013).

Daybreakby Saves the Day, from Daybreak (2013).