So if you care to find me / Look towards the western sky / As some one told me lately / Everyone deserves the chance to fly! / And if I’m flying solo / At least I’m flying free / To those who ground me / Take a message back from me / Tell them how I am defying gravity / I’m flying high defying gravity! / And soon I’ll match them in renown / And nobody in all of Oz / No wizard that there is or was / Is ever gonna bring me down!


A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

At times the world can seem like an unfriendly and sinister place, but believe us when we say that there is much more good in it than bad. All you have to do is look hard enough; and what might seem like a series of unfortunate events, may in fact be the first steps of a journey.

In the long quiet that followed, as we passed around the wine and slowly became drunker, I found myself thinking about President William McKinley, the third American president to be assassinated. He lived for several days after he was shot, and toward the end, his wife started crying and screaming, “I want to go, too! I want to go, too!” And with his last measure of strength, McKinley turned to her and spoke his last words: “We are all going.”

~Looking For Alaska, page 120

AU MEME - Stars Passing By as a fairytale

“He’s been staring at you all night Your Highness.” The princess flicked her eyes up ever so slightly to glimpse at the balcony. Sure enough, there he was, browsing over the party. His green-gold eyes caught hers from across the room, and the shadow of a smirk passed his lips. Rosemarie returned her attention back to the ambassador. “A knight you say? Well, he is quite handsome…”