Whenever you’re feeling down, just remember that Mulan was a real person.
Hua Mulan went to war at 15 years old and eventually led the army for almost a decade, leading countless attacks and winning victories for China. Decorated with honors, she returned home to her happy, living parents. When her army friends visited her, they found out that she was a woman and accepted it.
Next excuse for limiting women’s rights, please.
the other day we were discussing dating and this one dude was like “I don’t see the big deal why can’t people just ask people out without all the fuss” and another guy was like “well you get nervous and you get butterflies in your stomach ya know” and the first dude looked the other dude straight in the eye and said “DIGEST THEM.”
She’s that girl nobody wants to talk to and the truth is she doesn’t want to talk to you either. She has little regard for hygiene, her clothing smells like mold and you’re pretty sure you’ve seen her picking her nose and eating whatever she pulled out. Her hair is greasy at the roots,…
take me to the glaciers
that cover your heart.
don’t hold my hand,
hold my breath and let me
speak into your sweat glazed skin.
I can smell God here. I can taste the Holy Spirit.
You kiss me and the stars explode.
You look me in the eyes and I forget what existence means.
But I swallow it all.
I close my eyes and
choke it down.
Forget. Forget. Forget.
He is too much.
He is living.
He is frightening.
He is so alive.