Now that I’m an adult I have to make more serious posts
Mirrors and shop windows returned our faces to us,
replete with the tight lips and the eyes that remained eyes
and not the doorways we had hoped for.
- Little Beast by Richard Siken
I hate your one-liners and your general sense of comic relief,
Kitten calls for backup
which fucking fedora wearing friendzoned nerd made this thing
yeah but notice that the seal’s intent is to eat those fish and the shark offers a mutually beneficial relationship for them
in which a dudebro unintentionally makes a really accurate analogy for the reason that they’re single forever
That’s a whale shark. They’re docile and in no way threatening to people or those fish depicted. Seals, by contrast, will attack people, possibly out of a frustrated sense of entitlement combined with poor socialization skills.
ACCIDENTALLY MAGNIFICENT BECAUSE OF MARINE SAVVY COMMENTERS.
It’s like as a child, you sort of think of things are opposites, even when they aren’t.
Like, the colors red and blue are opposite. Or strawberry jelly and grape jelly might be opposite. Or cats and dogs are opposite.
But they aren’t, of course. There are other colors and other jellies and other small mammals we allow to live in our homes and eat our food. We’ve projected this binary thinking on them. And most children grow out of this binary thinking pretty fast.
EXCEPT about gender. That false binary is reenforced repeatedly throughout our lives. Everywhere. All around us. On TV and in movies and on bathroom plaques and in toy aisles.
And I almost wonder WHY is this false binary protected so? But then, I suppose the jelly binary doesn’t help support systematic oppression.