“I had cancer when I was sixteen. But honestly, it was so long ago that it’s almost like it happened to a different person. It doesn’t color my interactions or anything. But I’m a dancer, and I do think it’s affected my dancing. There’s this interesting tension between training and striving to control every movement of your body, and realizing that at any moment, your body can rebel against itself in a way that’s completely out of your control.”
Kiss me under the stars
& I will not care to know which are already dead
Kiss me under a bridge
& the graffiti will melt off the walls
Kiss me as if the world tasted clean
but roll me in filth
there’s some in my lips.
in New York City traffic
we’ll be shooting down country highway
bodies pushed close enough to split atoms.
|—||Jeremiah Walton, “Love Poem 12” (via literarymiscellany)|
Violet Rose (via c-icatrix)
This is one of my favorite quotes about sexualization/objectification vs autonomy of female bodies bc it’s so succinct
That reminded us of this:
I want to be outdoorsy.
Lily, a one-and-a-half-year-old Asian Elephant, enjoyed some splash time with the entire herd this week at the Oregon Zoo.
Learn more at Zooborns.