A village in India plants 111 trees every time a... →
deafmuslimpunx: While in some parts of India, many expectant parents still say they’d prefer bearing sons, members of the Piplantri village, in the western state of Rajasthan, are breaking this trend by celebrating the birth of each baby girl in way that benefits everyone. For every female child that’s born, the community gathers to plant 111 fruit trees in her honor in the village common. ...
Sierra DeMulder: BEAUTIFUL →
sierrademulder: It has become a struggle to get dressed in the morning without hating yourself. In the mirror, you see a sack of fruit, a loveseat dragged to the curb. You know this is not true. You know this is plight of those with mirrors and cloth and legs— yet, still, you do not want to leave
Don’t worry. The acne will go away, sort of. You will stop fighting with your...– Sierra DeMulder, “Reassurance to Sierra In High School” (via pigmenting)
I’m excited to get you back. Like a thing that I lost a long time ago, A friend returning home from an adventure that he probably shouldn’t have gone on in the first place. I’m selfish. I don’t care. I’ve missed you.
Sierra DeMulder: Missouri →
sierrademulder: The man next to me on the train smells like cigarettes. Not just one. He smells like twenty years of smoke in a house with no windows. I don’t normally talk to strangers but for some reason, I ask him where he is going. Missouri. To his mother’s house. Just separated from his wife,…