it's funny how some places just stick with you. how the times you were open to beauty and magic, they found you. you didn't find them, they found you. and once you've been in one of these places in one of these times, it becomes a part of you. a deep and integral part of who you are. grafting is defined as a portion of living tissue being transplanted from one entity to another. I think that's how beauty and magic work. they're alive and vibrant and they find their way into the most fertile parts of your being; implanted and rooted, they begin to yield their fruit. and you are left forever and undeniably altered. and when you move your hand to touch this world, it will be with an inherited enchantment unique and new. the thing about grafting though, is that it only works when the host is living. so open your eyes to the world around you, open your heart to it's beauty.
//via Ian Pratt's Instagram \\