I'm a hippie


“How to love your depressed lover.

Last night I thought I kissed the loneliness from out your belly button. I thought I did, but later you sat up, all bones and restless hands, and told me there is a knot in your body that I cannot undo. I never know what to say to these things. “It’s okay.” “Come back to bed.” “Please don’t go away again.” Sometimes you are gone for days at a time and it is all I can do not to call the police, file a missing person’s report, even though you are right there, still sleeping next to me in bed. But your eyes are like an empty house in winter: lights left on to scare away intruders. Except in this case I am the intruder and you are already locked up so tight that no one could possibly jimmy their way in. Last night I thought I gave you a reason not to be so sad when I held your body like a high note and we both trembled from the effort.
Some people, though, are sad against all reason, all sensibility, all love. I know better now. I know what to say to the things you admit to me in the dark, all bones and restless hands. “It’s okay.” “You can stay in bed.” “Please come back to me again.” -Thank you Donna-Marie Riley for the quote and inspiration, and thank you to my amazing boyfriend for helping these images come to life ❤️

the signs as hippies

aries:  bold and colorful, aries would be the kind of hippie who paints on themselves and everyone around them.  they would have long, beautiful hair and probably take better care of themselves than their fellow hippies.

taurus:  dirty hippies all the way.  taurus hippies would chill anywhere, any time, any way, probably barefoot.  they just wanna chill and be one with the earth, man.

gemini:  energetic hippies.  the kinds who go to protests (usually ones about environmental issues) one day and concerts the next, never stopping.  so much peace sign jewelry you wouldn’t believe it.

cancer:  cancers would be sweet, emotional hippies.  they would probably go to anti-war protests and cry the whole time, all while wearing really cool, comfortable, flowy, psychedelic-print clothes.  

leo:  the kind of hippies who would go to protests and be in the forefront, directing the chants and holding controversial signs.  they’re also probably the singers in the bands that the other signs are grooving to.

virgo:  virgo hippies would be making sure that the other hippies didn’t get trampled at their concerts, making sure nobody takes too many drugs.  they believe in the messages of free love and no war, but they’re not going to be nearly as adamant about it as the others.

libra:  libras are all about peace and love, but they’re mostly in it for the fashion.  they’re not going to be a “dirty hippie” stereotype; instead, they will have cute bellbottoms and pretty jewelry and will have their nails painted.  they would also be the masterminds behind those cool band logos, protest signs…hell, they probably design most of the fashion, too.

scorpio:  scorpio hippies would be in the bands with leo hippies; they would be the ones who write the deep, hard-to-interpret lyrics.  they dress in darker colors than the rest of the hippies, but they still have the flowy fabrics and intense amounts of jewlery thing going on.  

sagittarius:  sagittarians would be concert-hopping constantly, gathering all of their cool hippie friends in search of the next excitement.  most likely hippies to travel across the US in a cool volkswagen van that they painted themselves (with the help of libra and aquarius, probably).

capricorn:  lowkey hippies, the kind that have a steady job on the weekdays and go to events on the weekends.  they might also be in the bands, but not usually as the frontpeople.  sunglasses and huge necklaces are their favorite accessories.

aquarius:  artsy hippies!  aquarians would be out there painting cool, psychedelic pictures and meeting people from all over the world to exchange thoughts about how, in the end, we’re all just one, man.  I feel like aquarians are the kind of hippies that will never grow out of that “phase” - for them, peace and love is a way of life.

pisces:  pisceans would be the kind of hippies who get really into herbal remedies and end up making a career for themselves as homeopaths later on in life.  they probably wear a lot of jewelry, some of which they made.  other hippies probably come to them for sage advice about how to just, like, go with the flow, you know?


Originally posted by thefaceof-bo

Bernie Sanders being THE MOST Portlandia. 

I see too many people using Steven Universe to promote hate, to embody everything Steven fights against, and it’s just backwards and bizarre to me. Where has Steven ever said it’s ok to hate someone and to promote hatred or violence? Where has he said it’s ok to bully anyone, especially to the point of suicide? Even when the moss was covering his friends, he helped the moss and didn’t blame it. He’s always looking for ways to work things out, like with Lapis, he tried to help her even while the other Gems were attacking. Why can’t we try to embody that?

*edit: forgot to mention I was inspired by @jeancrocker, and I can’t understand why there’s so much hate directed at #downwithhate. Hate just isn’t a good thing, it shouldn’t be defended.