a lesson in romantic

“You grew from a seed. Forever strong as a pine tree, always an evergreen.”


Knuckle Puck - ALIR10 Anniversary Tour - 4/30/17 The Crofoot, Pontiac, MI
📸 Me

the more i think about this

the more pissed a get. now, i’m not saying disney needs to make shang canonically bisexual (*cough* disney should definitely make shang canonically bisexual *cough*) but like…this changes some of the core lessons of the animated movie?? like

animated mulan:

  • shows a romantic relationships that is strongly rooted in friendship and mutual respect (unlike many other disney movies)
  • moral: gender is not your most important characteristic. your gender alone does not define who you are

live action mulan, apparently:

  • it’s totally healthy to date someone whose personality you actually can’t stand so long as You Want To Bang Them ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

and all of this…just to remove….any slight hint…….of bisexual subtext………

Les Amis + the Solar System

Enjolras is Sol, the Sun, trapping the planets in his gravity; the body that provides them both daylight and warmth. But it’s dangerous–a star determines the fates of its planets, and a light that burns so fiercely can’t burn forever.

Grantaire is Mercury, the smallest planet and nearest to the Sun, named for the god of messengers. When facing Sol, the planet warms, reaching over 400 degrees Celsius. When turned away, the already-barren surface becomes cold and dark; dropping below -170. Though it is so close to us on Earth, much about it remains a mystery.

Jehan is Venus, the hottest planet, named for the goddess of love and beauty. It is unique in its movements, rotating in the opposite direction of the other planets. The brightest object in our sky apart from the Sun, poets and songwriters alike, for centuries, have been calling Venus the ‘morning star’ and ‘evening star’.  

Feuilly is Earth, the ideal planet, and our home. Earth is favoured by Sol, being the only planet in the narrow range of distances from the star that allows life to exist. It’s not the biggest planet, nor the warmest, nor the one with the largest moon, but its averageness itself made it perfect.

Bahorel is Mars, named for the god of war for of its reddish glow. Though on first glance Mars seems unforgiving and cold, with a closer look, it was found to be the most conductive to life. The names of the rovers landed on it seem to reflect the essence of the planet itself–’Spirit’ and ‘Opportunity’.

Courfeyrac is Jupiter, the largest planet, nearly a star in its own right for the number of moons it has trapped in its orbit due to its immense gravity. It was named for the god of thunder, fittingly so–the storm in the massive red spot on its surface has been raging for centuries. 

Combeferre is Saturn, often considered the solar system’s ‘jewel’ for the rings that made it a source of scientific fascination since its discovery. The strength of its gravitational influence is bested only by that of Jupiter and the Sun. It was (most aptly) named for the god of agriculture and liberation. 

Bossuet is Uranus, named for the god of the sky, and the planet that expanded the celestial horizons of humankind–the first to have been discovered with a telescope, while the previous five were known since antiquity (though first mistaken for a comet). The planet orbits perpendicular to the rest, most likely due to a collision with a planet that knocked it on its side. 

Joly is Neptune, named for the god of the sea for its vivid blue colour. It is often mentioned in the same vein as Uranus due to their shared characteristics (similarities in size, colour, composition) and is like the former in that it was discovered. Its discovery was special–a collaborative effort in which the planet was mathematically predicted before it was seen.

Marius is Pluto, a dwarf planet named for the god of the underworld, whose true planetary status is still debated by many. In any case, it orbits Sol like all the rest, though on a different plane. Pluto has a moon, Charon, who we may see as Cosette–the two objects are tidally locked, the same face permanently turned toward each other.

If You Wanted A Song Written About You, All You Had To Do Was Ask
Mayday Parade
If You Wanted A Song Written About You, All You Had To Do Was Ask

And you dropped the note and we changed key
You changed yourself and i changed me
I really didn’t see us singing through this
Then you screamed the bridge
And i cried the verse
And our chorus came out unrehearsed
And you smiled the whole way through it
I guess maybe that’s what’s worse

The Yearly Spread

    1. Present Position 
    2. Positive Influences New Year
    3. Negative Influences New Year 
    4. Goal(s) for New Year
    5. Yearly Lesson 
    6. Relationships (romantic, family, and or friends)
    7. Work/School
    8. Health 
    9. Spirituality
    10. Deck’s Comment/Reading Reflection
    11. Advice

This is a bit of a larger spread that I made for my birthday, but can be used for the new year as well! I typically like to do this on my birthday because it is a more personal way of counting years! Anyways, I really love the result I got, Honest, but what I needed to know! Looking forward to next year’s new adventures! 

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when you see my friends / mayday parade

this is a huge shoutout to my best friend, sarah. she puts up with me and my inability to reply to texts and she listens to everything i have to say and i’m really lucky that she’s in my life because i really don’t know what i’d do without her. i guess what is mean is that i really appreciate her and i don’t tell her nearly enough. @dahlix i’m bad at words but i love you so much and one day i’m going to hug you and never let go because you’re my best friend and you mean everything to me.

if you delete my caption, i’ll smite you in your sleep xxx