If flowers can
— (via hopelesslyhealing)
Women’s grueling, lifelong, losing battle to transform themselves into magical, flawless creatures with Disney hair and 15-inch waists and massive ham-lips is not for the benefit of women. And when men say that they “love to see the woman underneath the makeup,” they’re not saying they want to see your leg stubble and greasy bangs—they’re saying they want you to be better at hiding your maintenance routine. Because the maintenance spoils the fantasy.
— Lindy West, Listen Up, Ladies: Here’s Everything Real Men Think Is Wrong With You (via sablia)
Remember, remember, this is now, and now, and now. Live it, feel it, cling to it. I want to become acutely aware of all I’ve taken for granted.
— Sylvia Plath, “The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath” (via petrichour)