do you ever look around at the big crowds of people around you and realize everyone has a story and memories and family and troubles and achievements and a first kiss and a broken heart but you’ll never know any of it and every human life is really intricate and expansive but oh they’ve walked into a shop and you’ll never see them again and you’ll never know just what they were thinking
“The trouble is that once you see it, you can’t unsee it. And once you’ve seen it, keeping quiet, saying nothing, becomes as political an act as speaking out. There’s no innocence. Either way, you’re accountable.”—Arundhati Roy (via forestfungus)
the walk of shame back from the toilets in a restaurant is the worst bit. you know you pooped. and no pee could have taken that long, so everyone else has a good idea that you probably pooped. people know. they know about the poop you just did.
if you were born before the summer solstice (june 21st in the northern hemisphere), the sun lingered in the sky a little longer for days after you were born; if you were born after, the stars stayed to watch you longer every night for days
don’t you ever say you’re not worth anything. you have moved the cosmos