pretending to be human

I love being horribly straightforward. I love sending reckless text messages (because how reckless can a form of digitized communication be?) and telling people I love them and telling people they are absolutely magical humans and I cannot believe they really exist. I love saying, Kiss me harder, and You’re a good person, and, You brighten my day. I live my life as straight-forward as possible.
Because one day, I might get hit by a bus.

Maybe it’s weird. Maybe it’s scary. Maybe it seems downright impossible to just be—to just let people know you want them, need them, feel like, in this very moment, you will die if you do not see them, hold them, touch them in some way whether its your feet on their thighs on the couch or your tongue in their mouth or your heart in their hands.

But there is nothing more beautiful than being desperate.
And there is nothing more risky than pretending not to care.
We are young and we are human and we are beautiful and we are not as in control as we think we are. We never know who needs us back. We never know the magic that can arise between ourselves and other humans.
We never know when the bus is coming.

—  Rachel C. Lewis, Tell The People You Love That You Love Them.

ok so the other day i was at sears. I was in the baby section. Im standing there looking at clothes and a lady who works there comes up and is like “oh are you expecting?” And i was like “uhhhh” and because im a dumbass i was like “no i already delivered.” And she was like “How long ago?” And i was just like “two weeks.” And she said “wow! You look great! When i had my first son, i looked like a mess for six months. Is it a boy or a girl?” And i was just awkwardly like “a girl….” And she asked her name and i said Chernobyl and she was like “oh what a cute name! It sounds really familiar.” And i honestly just stood there going through all that and pretending i had a human baby two weeks ago named Chernobyl because i didnt wanna tell this poor lady i was buying baby clothes for my fucking baby opossum

I love being horribly straightforward. I love sending reckless text messages (because how reckless can a form of digitized communication be?) and telling people I love them and telling people they are absolutely magical humans and I cannot believe they really exist. I love saying, Kiss me harder, and You’re a good person, and, You brighten my day. I live my life as straight-forward as possible.
Because one day, I might get hit by a bus.

Maybe it’s weird. Maybe it’s scary. Maybe it seems downright impossible to just be—to just let people know you want them, need them, feel like, in this very moment, you will die if you do not see them, hold them, touch them in some way whether its your feet on their thighs on the couch or your tongue in their mouth or your heart in their hands.

But there is nothing more beautiful than being desperate.

And there is nothing more risky than pretending not to care.

We are young and we are human and we are beautiful and we are not as in control as we think we are. We never know who needs us back. We never know the magic that can arise between ourselves and other humans.

We never know when the bus is coming.

—  Rachel C. LewisTell The People You Love That You Love Them.
  • tokyo ghoul chapter 1: kaneki is betrayed on a date, gets turned into a ghoul, struggles to fit into his new life while pretending to be human
  • tokyo ghoul re chapter 103: kaneki joins his friends for karaoke to sing their own theme song

Spock pretends to not understand human courting methods, and Bones won’t stop buying him flowers. When Spock decides to return the favor in his own troll way, he gifts Bones a beautiful, freshly-picked bundle of….asparagus. His reasoning in the totally-not-romantic-love-letter attached to it is that asparagus is “more useful” than something that just sits there and looks pretty, but of course Bones puts it in a fancy crystal vase on his desk and openly cherishes its “beauty” just to piss off Spock. They were made for each other that way.

Group portrait | Photographer Unknown | 1980

Debbie Harry [Blondie], Viv Albertine [The Slits], Siouxsie Sioux [Siouxsie and the Banshees]

Chrissie Hynde [The Pretenders], Poly Styrene [X-Ray Spex], Pauline Black [The Selecter]

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Billdip Week Day Two: Haunted House

So I did one of those ‘draw the squad’ challenges. This also gave me a chance to explore my smol Bill headcanons. Heh.