my optimism is kind of relentless
Dear Self, the Milky Way is hurtling through space constantly,
which means you’re always moving forward, even if you can’t feel it.
Dear Self, when you’re trying really hard and nothing’s changing,
remember that even with all the energy of the Sun, it takes light over 8 minutes to reach the Earth;
some things just take time.
Dear Self, if you lived on the moon, everything would weigh just a sixth of what it does on Earth
So when the weight of carrying your shortcomings around makes you shake and hunch over
Remember the years you spent in high school forming a backbone that could withstand a hurricane
And realize what your mother meant when she told you how strong you are.
part of me wants to wear leather jackets and red lipstick and be super sexy and break boys’ hearts but then I also want to wear sundresses and be sweet and cute and shy and giggly but a different part of me wants to be beautiful and smart and mysterious and another part of me just wants to sit in bed and watch netflix while I eat pizza
you can be all these people.. like me! red lipstick, wear sundresses, be sweet (but mischievous), cute, be quiet when youre suppose to be, laugh when it’s appropriate, stay in school, watch netflix, and then boys will buy you pizza. it’s simple