“I swam acrossI jumped across for youOh what a thing to do‘Cause you were all yellow”
(Not your) Princess"She wore her troubled pastlike scars -she had been through battleAnd though no one could see her demonsthey could see the face that conquered them." - Atticus Poetry
What do you do when your hope is all but gone; when everything seems lost and you’re on the verge of giving up?You don’t quit. Push all the strength you have left into those fingers, bloody & raw though they may be, and hold on. Remember who you are & why you’re here.
"I had a hole in the middle where the lightning went through. I told my friends not to worry..."
As 2018 approaches, may we dare to take risks and do things that scare the hell out of us.May we dare to love, dare to fight, dare to question what we're told, and dare to stand up for what we believe in.
"We're all stories in the end." - Doctor Who
"And now for my final act: keep your eyes fixed on me." - Sherlock
"When my time comes around, lay me gently in the cold dark earth. No grave can hold my body down, I'll crawl home to her." - Halloween 2017
"She told me she was shallow, her rivers run so deep" - Halloween 2017
The feeling of your skin not fitting quite right - Halloween 2017
Why sleep when you can do things better than any dream? (Mount Rainier National Park, WA)
"With each breath you rise, ocean, and fall, soil.Rise, mountains, and fall, insects."
Dreaming on eggshells
Guard your heart, protect your dreams.
more from this series
You do not need to wait for a knight in shining armor. Be your own hero.
Little Red grew up. She finds comfort in the dark woods now.
For she is now master of that which she once feared
"I'll find the places where you hide, I'll be the dawn on your worst night"
"From the rain, comes a river running wild that will create an empire for you"
Don't leave my hyper heart alone on the water
Find a home within the fragile substance of my soul
Happy Halloween from me and Basil
Kintsugi • "to repair with gold" • is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold. As a philosophy it treats breakage as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise.
"Cracked" series: part I
Life finds a way.
"Cracked" series: part II
In a shattered world, what is your reality?
"Cracked" series: part III
"There's got to be more than just this flesh and bones. Tell me I'm more than just the scars I've known. If all that we love is all we ever own, we're more than one heart beating alone."
"Do not let one moment go by that doesn’t remind you that your heart beats a hundred thousand times a day and that there are enough gallons of blood to make every one of you oceans. Do not settle for letting these waves settle and for the dust to collect in your veins."
Shake the Dust - Anis Mojgani
We are made from the dust of dying stars
Thunder & lightning: beauty in chaos
"Leave your broken windows open and in the light just streamsand you get a head, a head full of dreams."
"This time, don't need another perfect lieDon't care if critics never jump in lineI'm gonna give all my secrets away."
Why limit yourself?
You can't hide your true nature
Let the hunt begin
"I tried to be someone elseBut nothing seems to changeI know now, this is who I really am."
Thirty Seconds to Mars
You're never too old for a tea party
"The forest makes your heart gentle. You become one with it. No place for greed or anger there."
"Red, of course, is the color of the interior of our bodies. In a way, it's inside out, red."
"There was white inside, trying to seep out of pores, I felt it strain trying to mesh and meld with this sentient wraith fingers touching joining and suddenly I am the morning mist dancing in the crystal air."
"Something was starting to take shape, out of magic and will. Smoke and bones."
"If your skin was soil, how long do you think before they start digging? And if your life was gold, how long would you think you'd stay living?"
"So dawn goes down to dayNothing gold can stay"
"Who can you trust when everything you touch turns to gold?"
My Warrior Princess