"Sweetness and light, the two noblest of things."

SEE THE THING IS, he said, BIG GIRLS LEAVE MORE SPACE FOR ME TO GRAB AHOLD OF
but
i’m not your handlebars

SEE THE THING IS, she said, BIG GIRLS ARE BETTER THAN SKINNY ONES BECAUSE MEN DON’T LIKE BONES
but
other girls are not graveyards

SEE THE THING IS
a baby girl isn’t beautiful because somebody is gonna hold her
i mean we all wanna be loved but i want her to
love herself
first

a baby girl isn’t beautiful because a man’s fingertips can dig
bruises into her hips, she’s beautiful because
she just is

in nature we don’t say a flower is beautiful
when somebody wants to pick it

in fact we say that nature’s beauty is at the height of purity
when it would destroy you to even touch it

SEE THE THING IS
i would rather be an ocean of danger and deep black and
thick mermaid thighs rather than
a body you want to cruise across
i would rather be the night sky and crush ribs with a suffocating sense that we are all small and purposeless
rather than a landscape of freckles someone happens to think
are akin to constellations
i would rather be storms and lightning and a bright sun rising, i
would rather make you quake in your boots than get your heart
pounding,

i would rather be beautiful like a cold spring stream:
not beautiful because you said so
but beautiful because
i am me.

Don’t really wanna be your girl? Just wanna belong to me? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ /// r.i.d (via inkskinned)  (via marfmellow)

(via britleaf)

“give your daughters difficult names. give your daughters names that command the full use of tongue. my name makes you want to tell me the truth. my name doesn’t allow me to trust anyone that cannot pronounce it right”

—Warsan Shire (via pyrrhics)

(via britleaf)

“It’s a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you’re ready. I have this feeling now that actually no one is ever ready to do anything. There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now. And you may as well do it now. Generally speaking, now is as good a time as any.”

Hugh Laurie  (via katisque)

1000%

(via jessicachu)

Last of the deliveries @fiore_losangeles on a very long day. 🚚🚛💖💝🌺 #work #floral #summer #nofilter

When Ed Ruscha calls in a floral order…. 💓🌸🌺🌿💖🙆 #work #floral #summer #idie (at Fiore Designs)

saloandseverine:

The Isadorables, students of Isadora Duncan, circa 1917

Cop:Have you been drinking?

Me:I been drankin'

Cop:Surfbort

Me:Surfbort

#goals

Detail shot bc it’s pretty. And bc sweetpeas!! #work #nofilter #summer (at Glasswing Floral)

Sweet pea tendrils are the sweetest. #summer #work #nofilter (at Glasswing Floral)

nevver:

Art school confidential, Joanna Szproch

Rainbow looks. #floral #work #nofilter #summer #sweetpea (at Fiore Designs)

Hey! Keep your paws (and teeth) off my flowers! 🐾🌸🌹 (at Fiore Designs)

If I were going to order a wedding gown from Valentino Haute Couture Fall 2014… (via vogue.com)