me: i’m gonna write
me: [reads another person’s writing]
me: i’m never writing again
Most Skillful Hand,
I am full of empty pages,
thirsty for immortal ink—
haunted by the pencil’s squeak,
filthy with graphite-shadows.
by Todd Stowell
In a world that is full of overcrowding and overpopulation, it’s hard to believe that there are places that, once populated, now sit unoccupied. Whether it be abandonment due to war, economic collapse or disaster, these locations offer a look into a place where time stopped. Once thriving locations are now modern day ruins, sitting in decay.
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