arietty

Here’s that Ghibli movie flowchart I tweeted about making last week. I couldn’t decide which film to watch, so I drew this to help me choose, and in the end I didn’t have enough time to watch a movie anyway.

me, asleep. breathing in and out. deep in the REM cycle. when suddenly, i am awaken. I feel the earth spinning under me. I turn and helplessly grasp for my phone. I log into the tumblr dot com. And there he is. The boy with the glitter nails. I fall down. Knees weak. Arms heavy. Mom’s spaghetti. Arietty. I cry. and i cry and i cry. into the darkness of my room. but my heart is full.

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Spirited Away Backgrounds

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I wanted to do one of these that celebrated all types of women - strong, brave, sad, happy, single, mothers because there’s nothing insulting about being a woman, no matter how you fit in the world.