Then I thought of the tribe whose dances never fail / For they keep dancing till they sight the deer
"As women, we must root out internalized patterns of oppression within ourselves if we are to move beyond the most superficial aspects of social change."
Trigger Warning: Rape
The first in a series detailing the stories behind each of my tattoos.
Are you a ghost
Or the symbols of light
Or a fantasy host?
In your breast
I carry the form
The heart of the Earth
And the weapons of warmth.
-"Vesuvius" by Sufjan Stevens
“Blood is a siren. When we see it we think it is alerting us to a wound, a malady… something is wrong if we see blood. But menses is a part of the machinery of my body."
"I like to rest my hands in your kangaroo pouch,
it makes them feel comfy like a big soft couch.
And I don't care if the weather's no good,
I say, 'See you later rain', as I pull up my hood."
-Adam Sandler, "Red Hooded Sweatshirt"