“i have heard the mermaids singing, each to each. i do not think that they will sing to me.” ― t.s. eliot, the love song of j. alfred prufrockRead more "Lorelei [NSFW]"
There are no diamonds here. I lost myself along the way.Read more "Lost in Life"
i wake up one morning and say, “shit. this is what i look like.” i know something then. something about myself. perhaps i always have. i know i’m not what i could be if i dared not to care what others thought of me. i know that my fundamentals will remain stashed in my slacks for the rest […]Read more "Identity"
tell me i’m beautiful and i won’t believe you, for i am lost in my head. what is beauty anyway?Read more "Inside the Body Dysmorphic [NSFW]"
vulnerability, a tender heart and a certain wild strangeness are the true hallmarks of beauty. looks be damned.Read more "Unsung Beauty [NSFW]"
i think there’s a part of me that will always struggle with my ugliness. i have had a poor body image for nearly my entire life. once i was old enough to figure out that i didn’t resemble the other children, i felt a great shame. that shame has never quite gone away although there are times that […]Read more "Self"