“My role in society, or any artist’s or poet’s role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all.”—John Lennon, c. 1972 (via istartedoutonburgundy)
any time yr talking about anything outside the realm of COD, energy drinks, or football, pause and giggle and say “oh, but sorry - you wouldn’t know anything about this, right? we can change the subject”
extension on #1: call him by the name of another boy w the same hair color as him. when he protests, laugh and act like he’s trying to trick u
"hold this." stop acknowledging him for the remainder of the encounter until it is time to collect you bag/purse/coat/etc
"sorry, what? i wasn’t listening" rinse and repeat
shout out to my fellow natives who feel bitter about the 4th of july and aren’t allowed to speak up about it. shout out to any non-straight/trans/etc person whose rights aren’t recognized and feels silenced by pro-american propaganda. shout out to anyone who knows that america isn’t a free country, that independence is limited, and that the only men created equal are the ones who meet the criteria.
my teacher sent a student home today because the student had had an anxiety attack earlier in the morning and she said “if you have a broken bone, you don’t just keep walking on it and damaging it more, you treat it. Your mental health is the same. Health then school.”
I was about to get really angry but it took a different turn than I expected