Some people protest carrying signs. Some people protest by making activist radical music. Sometimes people try to just make it through a day and not kill themselves, and that’s their activism for right then, because that’s all they have.
Do you carrot all for me? My heart beets for you. You are a peach. If we cantaloupe, Lettuce marry. We’ll make a swell pear.
She had to satisfy herself with the idea of love - loving the loving of things whose existence she didn’t care about at all. Love itself became the object of her love. She loved herself in love, she loved loving love, as love loves loving, and was able, in that way, to reconcile herself with a world that fell so short of what she would have hoped for. It was not the world that was the great & saving lie, but her willingness to make it beautiful and fair, to live a once-removed life, in a world once-removed from the one in which everyone seemed to live.
If I ever find a sweetheart.
“Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today for a stealing of souls, adoption of baggage, and other nonsense.” -OH