A 20-something-year-old Californian living and procrastinating in the land of eternal sunshine.
Moving is exhausting, and it’s barely begun.

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Moving is exhausting, and it’s barely begun.

Sep 20th at 1AM / tagged: personal. / reblog / 3 notes
Replica of the original In-N-Out in Baldwin Park, CA.

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Replica of the original In-N-Out in Baldwin Park, CA.

A Poetic Exchange on the Kamo River’s Edge in Kyoto, 7/24 (AKA “Yes, My friends and I are, indeed, grad students in East Asian Studies.”)

Now on the river,
Cold drink clutched in my dry hands,
I drink to friendship.
Such memories may fade,
But a chu-hai never dies.

Oh, how the moon shines
On the river of a thousand years.
The light never dies.
It was the moon of Genji,
But tonight the neon glows.

Artificial light
Dancing on the surface of
the Kamo river -
Is your light not the same light
As that which Genji once saw?

Male Novelist Jokes by Mallory Ortberg