Alex Simms is an 18-year-old boy from West Virginia. Besides taking photos, he enjoys traveling, hanging out with his friends (a.k.a. the Weekend Warriors), attending Super Smash Bros. parties, and occasionally rewatching episodes of Arrested Development on Netflix.
Hello, you. June’s theme will be LONGING. Unlike more-acute forms of desire like desperation or need, longing is a sweet ache—more pining for something than dying for it. It’s nostalgia, homesickness, boredom, a persistent feeling of lack, dreaming of escape/the future. It’s summer: summer homes & cottages, stuffy summer bedrooms, sun-bleached memories of summers past. The shadow of September that hangs over June. It’s secret hangouts, crushes, unrequited love. Send what you’ve got here, and thanks. ♥
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