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weareallfromearth:Love poemBecause for you poetry is an unnecessary obscurance of the truthBecause...

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weareallfromearth:

Love poem

Because for you poetry is an unnecessary obscurance of the truth

Because you deliberately taught yourself permission to say “dog” aloud whenever you think about a dog until it flows out naturally

And in the same way a friend modelled by way of example that it’s possible to laugh alone

You modelled that it’s possible to wake back up all the sounds we were supposed to leave behind in childhood if you decide you want them back

And yet also at the same time because you did it deliberately like you do almost everything

And because my god it’s a relief to be around someone else who is so deliberate

The superposition, the imperfect entanglement and mutual necessity of deliberate and free

Because you’re the only person I’ve ever known outside my family who doesn’t just theoretically sit a hospital vigil but actually does it even when it’s strictly unnecessary

Because if I’m honest I like myself better because your standards of trust and respect are high enough that I know it actually means something to be chosen by you

Because being with you has allowed me to lean so hard into my own strangeness that I’ve started hearing insults again that I stopped hearing in high school

Because none of this is actually an affectation

Because you wanted to take it all apart to see how the fuck it worked, not metaphorically

Because of the sheer delicious smugness of you

Because we write well together, which, dear god

Because you recognised us in Yentl and Avigdor until the second Avigdor proved himself irreparably small and you insulted him off the screen while holding me

(I don’t expect anyone other than us to properly understand what I mean when I say “because of how Jewish you are”)

Because when you’re bored you swallow entire fields of human endeavour whole except for the times when you play clicker games or sleep instead

Because you reckon we could stand to be even ruder

Because when someone asks you to move further up to the front of the theatre you ask why loudly

Because you leave when you want to leave

Because after you I could no longer tolerate anyone who was worse than you at consent and you would say that was a tragically low bar, and sure you would be right, but it still matters

Not per se because you’re a baritone who also looks like a baritone but I acknowledge that it doesn’t hurt

Because nothing can be discussed without defining terms

Because I’m sure about you in a way it feels almost impossible to be sure about anything

Because of turning up in so many of the same places for different complementary reasons

Because you do things that terrify you once you realise they need to be done, but not things that exhaust you that don’t need to be done by you

Because you don’t see a feather in the cap or a lofty curiosity or a thing to be admired, but another nearer thing

Because the most exhausting thing about me is the thing you wanted enough to brave an undiscovered country

Because you’re so fucking interesting and I care what you have to say all the time

Because your major form of art is about having friends and being together and not pretending anything is done in isolation and in doing it you helped me understand like thirty new things about the point of being alive

Because whatever happens for the next six or seven decades, however terrifying or painful, there’s still one set of things I’m unequivocally looking forward to and all of them have to do with you and just more time

Because you and your ridiculous reckless pro-immortality stance made me understand why any sane person would even begin to want that and it completely reshaped something and now it doesn’t seem ridiculous anymore


Because, with thanks to the relevant text and the relevant strange, deliberate figures, I’m not a species of one when I’m with you.

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ameel
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generalgrievousdatingsim:i was reading about the myth of prometheus today when the phrase “new...

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generalgrievousdatingsim:

i was reading about the myth of prometheus today when the phrase “new liver, same eagles” popped into my mind, so i’m keeping that in mind for the next time someone asks me how it’s going

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daphneblakess:to celebrate vine rising from the dead, here’s the...

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daphneblakess:

to celebrate vine rising from the dead, here’s the long-awaited sequel to my first compilation

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screamingay: themysteriousmurasamecastle: losing my shit because my dad was telling me that some...

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themysteriousmurasamecastle:

losing my shit because my dad was telling me that some country music artist he likes went to the hospital and got high off edibles and made an album that was so far removed from being country music that country music fans of his are having fucking fits about it online but that’s not the strange part, the strange part is that this dude sought out the guy who animated those cool 3d jojo intros from parts 1-3 and that one batman ninja movie (i think his name is junpei mizusaki) and got him to animate a full 40 minute short film set to his new weird album and it looks like fucking

this

i wasn’t expecting to love this so much?? this dude just like created a new genre i am so impressed. the first music video is out now and on god i am vibing with it so hard

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bluebec
35 minutes ago
Looking forward to watching this (apparently on Netflix)
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toastpotent:Why are we still here. Just to suffer? Every week I must do laundry

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toastpotent:

Why are we still here. Just to suffer? Every week I must do laundry

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microcroft: sailor–spoon: siniristiriita: cat: hey you gonna eat that? human: uh, that’s a rat....

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microcroft:

sailor–spoon:

siniristiriita:

cat: hey you gonna eat that?

human: uh, that’s a rat. They’ve been showing up ever since we started harvesting grain. We don’t eat them, they eat our food.

cat: free game then. Cool.

human: be my guest.

cat: hey is this spot free? It looks warm and I need a place to have my litter.

humans: this is my house. Feel free, I guess, just don’t get stepped on.

cat: hey can you watch my kittens for me? I need to hunt and I don’t want predators finding them.

human: holy shit these buggers are cute. Nothing will happen to them.

cat: I am going to climb on your lap now and you are going to love me.

human: I’m ok with this.

HEY JUST TO REMIND EVERYONE: CATS DOMESTICATED THEMSELVES AND WE ARE JUST LUCKY THAT THEY CHOSE TO HAVE US IN THEIR LIVES

kinda mad because op managed to summarize the domestication of cats in a single post what it took me a 10+ page research paper to explain

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ameel
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bluebec
3 hours ago
My mother thinks that cats are aliens... this post is far better
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