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“we teach girls to shrink themselves
to make themselves smaller
we say to girls
“you can have ambition
but not too much
you should aim to be successful
but not too successful
otherwise you will threaten the man”
because I am female
i am expected to aspire to marriage
i am expected to make my life choices
always keeping in mind that
marriage is the most important
now marriage can be a source of
joy and love and mutual support
but why do we teach girls to aspire to marriage
and we don’t teach boys the same?
we raise girls to see each other as competitors
not for jobs or for accomplishments
which I think can be a good thing
but for the attention of men
we teach girls that they cannot be sexual beings
in the way that boys are
feminist: the person who believes in the social
political, and economic equality of the sexes”

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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my new years resolution is to be more of a feminist 

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only a nascent trying to harness huge fire
out on the beach in the darkness starting bonfire
so gorgeous, a man might cry
burning trees in the basement, start a cool fire
feel my heartbeat racing, baby you’re on fire
so gorgeous, a man might cry

back in paris you told me you were suicidal
it’s not a vacation if i lose you to the Eiffel
you’re gorgeous but you can’t fly
a hidden admirer sent me roses white as fire
we took our handfuls it was war, flower fighter

wildfire
wildfire

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xx.infinity

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After all the time
After you
Had you seen me with someone new
Hanging so high for your return
But the stillness is a burn

Had I seen it in your eyes
There’d have been no try after try
Your leaving had no goodbye
Had I just seen one in your eyes

I can’t give it up
To someone elses touch
Because I care too much

Could you tell
I was left lost and lonely
Could you tell
Things ain’t worked out my way

Wish the best for you
Wish the best for me
Wished for infinity
If that ain’t me

Give it up
I can’t give it up

I can’t give it up
To someone elses touch
Because I care too much

Give it up
I can’t give it

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 I took your counsel and came to ruin
Leave me to myself, leave me to myself

Oh I was made to live without you
But I’m never going to understand, never understand
Oh I was born to live without you
But I’m never going to understand, never understand

Hold me in your everlasting arms
Looked up, full of fear, trapped beneath the chandelier that’s going down

I thought it over and drew the curtain
Leave me to myself, leave me to myself
And I’ll only consider it as you played the hallelujah
Leave me to myself, leave me to myself

If you’ve been made to serve the master you’d
Be frightened by the hokum and be frightened by the night
Could I’ve been made to serve the master
Well I’m never going to understand, never understand

Hold me in your everlasting arms
Looked up, full of fear, trapped beneath the chandelier that’s going down

Hold me in your everlasting arms

 

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ladycrush

i have a lady crush

not only is she beautiful, poised, elegant  and timeless

but french and an amazing actress

she was in the beautiful film Amelie and will be staring in the new Mood Indigo

but those are only a fraction of the amazing films she has been in

and she is refereed to as the channel muse

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♥audreytautou

 

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current playlist

step – vampire weekend
warm water – banks
heavy cross – gossip
you know me – air traffic controller
beat down – steve aoki ft. iggy azalea
you instead acoustic- the make
 

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the sessions

the sessions is one of the best movies i have seen this year
it is beautiful, enlightening, amazing
and leaves you smiling as tears steam down your face
i recommend it to everyone
and helen hunt and john hawkes are brilliant

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“let me touch you with my words
for my hands lie limp as empty gloves
let my words stroke your hair
slide down your back and tickle your belly
ignore my wishes and stubbornly refuse to carry out my quietest desires
let my words enter your mind bearing torches
admit them willingly into your being
so they may caress you gently
within

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