ok well that was a shitty last post so here is a new one
i basically quit tumblr because it was getting to be too tiring to keep up with, both in terms of content and culture, and i was spending too much time on the computer. but. there are tumblr users who i miss and don’t know of another way to stay in touch with/follow/creep on, so i’ve created a new account that will hopefully/most likely be more of a lurker account - at least until classes really start up; we will see. ANYWAY for those of you who know my default handle and care to look, it will probably be easy to find if i haven’t found you first.
if i don’t follow you with that account, don’t worry - there are less than 10 people i intend to start off with, and this account is following over 100. odds are you aren’t going to be one of them. also, it’s not you it’s me, etc. if you want to leave a message, go ahead, but i can’t guarantee a response what with classes and work and shit. even so, i’ve mostly had a great time on this account and with all of you, so thanks. keep on keepin’ on, and peace out.
i am not using tumblr any more, apparently, but this had to be shared
maria was introducing me to the world of “transabled” and “transethnic” and “otherkin/trans-species” people and JESUS CHRISTING FUCK
i can tolerate only so much
(also, speaking as an actual disabled and trans* person, if you are “transabled” come here so i can punch and kick and HSJFHDFHDSADFsd yes)
there was a post where someone sounded perfectly rational about facing discrimination as an otherkin, comparing it to actual trans* discrimination, blah blah blah and i figured out where the problem still was
with trans* folks it cuts both/all ways, yes right
so if you can show me a lion discovered in the remotest parts of a jungle, trying desperately to walk on its hind legs like a ~human~ then maybe i will take you seriously, otherkin
this art is fucking gorgeous - done by mitsumine, whose pixiv is here - and god, if this video doesn’t capitalize on the horror potential then i don’t know what does. (ygo is hardcore you guys HARDCORE)
since i couldn’t find a english translation for this song anywhere, i decided to try and do my own! however, i also couldn’t find the kanji lyrics and my tenuous grasp on japanese grammar is now rusty to boot, so…. well, you’ll see.
(parentheses) mean interpolations for clarity, and [brackets] mean that romaji-only lyrics can go fuck themselves
MONSTER FABLE by Naomi Tamura (laughably rough English translation)
Long time ago Sore wa shounen to kokoro yasashii Monster no ohanashi
LONG TIME AGO There was a boy with a gentle heart – (This is a) MONSTER fable
Kono saki yamaoku ni kyoubou na mono no sumika ari Chikayoru bekarazu
[Nine years ago] a brutal thing appeared - Don’t go near it
Hitoribotchi no Monster Samishisa ni kizukanai Hana to utai kotori to hanasu Ano hi maigo no shounen ga kureta deai wa Joyful
Solitude of the MONSTER The loneliness doesn’t change – [flowers and chants, talking to songbirds] [That boy’s dancing] – (he’s been given) a JOYFUL present
Boy & nageki no Monster Dareka ga kimi no tomodachi kizutsukeyou to shitara Damatte me wo soraseru kai
BOY AND the MONSTER of grief Somebody who is your friend will get hurt Doesn’t being silent warp your sight?
Hitobito wa sakenda "Shounen wo sukuidase" Seisho ni chikatte
People yell, "Free the boy" – [swear on the bible]
Ikari wa sora wo saki inazuma wo sasotta Machihazure no kyoukai sentaku wa sei ka shi ka Inori tsuzukeru Set me free
[Anger starts, tempting lightning from the sky] (On the) outskirts of society, choose life or death - SET ME FREE
Boy & nageki no Monster Utsukushisa wa mune ni chiisa na honoo de itsumo kimi wo terashiteru Boy & nageki no Monster Kanashimi no hamon omoide no naka kare wa iki tsuzuketeru
BOY AND the MONSTER of grief In his beautiful heart a small fire always shines BOY AND the MONSTER of grief Ripples of sadness - inside of memories he lives on
Saa Mou oyasumi Futari wa mou aenai no Boy & nageki no Monster Yume no naka de aeru yo
Come, soon (we’ll say) good night Two people never to meet again BOY AND the MONSTER of grief "I’ll see you in your dreams"
Boy & nageki no Monster Utsukushisa wa mune ni Boy & nageki no Monster Kimi no naka iki tsuzuketeru
BOY AND the MONSTER of grief Inside that beautiful heart BOY AND the MONSTER of grief He lives on
wow i haven’t been on tumblr for a week, thanks to research projects that are EATING EVERYTHING
but a good thing about one of those research projects is that i just found out vermont made their birth certificate laws better back in may! (missed it because of surgery, etc) whether i can take advantage of it is a separate, more complicated issue, but this is really good anyway!