10

no matter how much I struggle
no matter how desperate I am
people will still die
the cruel and merciless shadow that is reality
forms the limits of an ideal
that’s just how the world works

but even if the only things that lie ahead
are pain and a withered desert
I WILL STILL FULFILL MY IDEAL

8

—i am an i d e a l i s t walking the earth, and a pragmatist in pursuit of ideals.

kunikida doppo for @kunikidaz​; happy belated birthday chrys! ✦