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wendys: TA 杞塸 ETER PAN PIPPILONGSTOKING+LINDGE ATHE WIZARD ERANK Jot OZ OSAUM the Lion ie i theterdenne C.S. LEWIS HOKEEK.TUMBLR.COM Potter LERBY HED HARRY PLEF nestofstraightlines: jabberwockypie: kyraneko: darkmagyk: seananmcguire: nokeek: Dorothy just wanted something that she could believe in,A gray dustbowl girl in a life she was better off leavin鈥.She made her escape, went from gray into green,And she could have got clear, and she could have got clean,But she chose to be good and go back to the gray Kansas skyWhere color鈥檚 a fable and freedom鈥檚 a fairy tale lie. Alice got lost, and I guess that we really can鈥檛 blame her;They say she got tangled and tied in the lies that became her.They say she went mad, and she never complained,For there鈥檚 peace of a kind in a life unconstrained.She gives Cheshire kisses, she鈥檚 easy with white rabbit smiles,And she鈥檒l never be free, but she鈥檚 won herself safe for a while. Susan and Lucy were queens, and they ruled well and proudly.They honored their land and their lord, rang the bells long and loudly.They never once asked to return to their livesTo be children and chattel and mothers and wives,But the land cast them out in a lesson that only one learned;And one queen said 鈥業 am not a toy鈥, and she never returned. Mandy鈥檚 a pirate, and Mia weaves silk shrouds for faeries,And Deborah will pour you red wine pressed from sweet poisoned berries.Kate poses riddles and Mary plays tricks,While Kaia builds towers from brambles and sticks,And the rules that we live by are simple and clear:Be wicked and lovely and don鈥檛 live in fear 聽 聽 聽 聽Dorothy, Alice and Wendy and Jane, 聽 聽 聽 聽Susan and Lucy, we鈥檙e calling your names, 聽 聽 聽 聽All the Lost Girls who came out of the rain 聽 聽 聽 聽And chose to go back on the shelf. 聽 聽 聽 聽Tinker Bell says, and I find I agree 聽 聽 聽 聽You have to break rules if you want to break free. 聽 聽 聽 聽So do as you like聽 鈥 we鈥檙e determined to be 聽 聽 聽 聽Wicked girls saving ourselves. For we will be wicked and we will be fairAnd they鈥檒l call us such names, and we really won鈥檛 care,So go, tell your Wendys, your Susans, your Janes,There鈥檚 a place they can go if they鈥檙e tired of chains,And our roads may be golden, or broken, or lost,But we鈥檒l walk on them willingly, knowing the cost聽 鈥 We won鈥檛 take our place on the shelves.It鈥檚 better to fly and it鈥檚 better to dieSay the wicked girls saving ourselves. (Seanan McGuire) This is breathtaking. I heard this poem once a million years ago, I have been looking for it ever since, and had now found it.聽 I love it so much more then I remember.聽 You might be interested to know that she set it to music and it鈥檚 also a song. @darkmagyk And people have made fanvids set to it! (The CD is out of print right now - I have it and I love it so much, but I she鈥檚 re-printing a different one 鈥 soonish?) Mmmmm I get it but I鈥檓 not sure about the implication that real life is an inherent punishment for girls, and I find this kind of feminist take a little reactionary and keen to flatten out female characters and their stories into simple terms to make a kind of Yass Queen point. Anyway here鈥檚 a video I love examining the differences in feminist-related theming between the book and movie of The Wizard of Oz https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hz15yFVF1TI And here鈥檚 a Hark! A Vagrant comic that is very much that鈥檚-it-that鈥檚 the-book re. Alice鈥檚 Adventures in Wonderland:
wendys: TA
 杞塸 ETER PAN
 PIPPILONGSTOKING+LINDGE
 ATHE WIZARD ERANK
 Jot OZ OSAUM
 the Lion ie i
 theterdenne
 C.S. LEWIS
 HOKEEK.TUMBLR.COM
 Potter
 LERBY HED
 HARRY PLEF
nestofstraightlines:

jabberwockypie:

kyraneko:

darkmagyk:

seananmcguire:

nokeek:

Dorothy just wanted something that she could believe in,A gray dustbowl girl in a life she was better off leavin鈥.She made her escape, went from gray into green,And she could have got clear, and she could have got clean,But she chose to be good and go back to the gray Kansas skyWhere color鈥檚 a fable and freedom鈥檚 a fairy tale lie.
Alice got lost, and I guess that we really can鈥檛 blame her;They say she got tangled and tied in the lies that became her.They say she went mad, and she never complained,For there鈥檚 peace of a kind in a life unconstrained.She gives Cheshire kisses, she鈥檚 easy with white rabbit smiles,And she鈥檒l never be free, but she鈥檚 won herself safe for a while.
Susan and Lucy were queens, and they ruled well and proudly.They honored their land and their lord, rang the bells long and loudly.They never once asked to return to their livesTo be children and chattel and mothers and wives,But the land cast them out in a lesson that only one learned;And one queen said 鈥業 am not a toy鈥, and she never returned.
Mandy鈥檚 a pirate, and Mia weaves silk shrouds for faeries,And Deborah will pour you red wine pressed from sweet poisoned berries.Kate poses riddles and Mary plays tricks,While Kaia builds towers from brambles and sticks,And the rules that we live by are simple and clear:Be wicked and lovely and don鈥檛 live in fear
 聽 聽 聽 聽Dorothy, Alice and Wendy and Jane, 聽 聽 聽 聽Susan and Lucy, we鈥檙e calling your names, 聽 聽 聽 聽All the Lost Girls who came out of the rain 聽 聽 聽 聽And chose to go back on the shelf. 聽 聽 聽 聽Tinker Bell says, and I find I agree 聽 聽 聽 聽You have to break rules if you want to break free. 聽 聽 聽 聽So do as you like聽

鈥 

 we鈥檙e determined to be 聽 聽 聽 聽Wicked girls saving ourselves.
For we will be wicked and we will be fairAnd they鈥檒l call us such names, and we really won鈥檛 care,So go, tell your Wendys, your Susans, your Janes,There鈥檚 a place they can go if they鈥檙e tired of chains,And our roads may be golden, or broken, or lost,But we鈥檒l walk on them willingly, knowing the cost聽

鈥 

We won鈥檛 take our place on the shelves.It鈥檚 better to fly and it鈥檚 better to dieSay the wicked girls saving ourselves.
(Seanan McGuire)

This is breathtaking.

I heard this poem once a million years ago, I have been looking for it ever since, and had now found it.聽
I love it so much more then I remember.聽

You might be interested to know that she set it to music and it鈥檚 also a song.

@darkmagyk And people have made fanvids set to it! (The CD is out of print right now - I have it and I love it so much, but I she鈥檚 re-printing a different one 鈥 soonish?)

Mmmmm I get it but I鈥檓 not sure about the implication that real life is an inherent punishment for girls, and I find this kind of feminist take a little reactionary and keen to flatten out female characters and their stories into simple terms to make a kind of Yass Queen point. Anyway here鈥檚 a video I love examining the differences in feminist-related theming between the book and movie of The Wizard of Oz https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hz15yFVF1TI
And here鈥檚 a Hark! A Vagrant comic that is very much that鈥檚-it-that鈥檚 the-book re. Alice鈥檚 Adventures in Wonderland:

nestofstraightlines: jabberwockypie: kyraneko: darkmagyk: seananmcguire: nokeek: Dorothy just wanted something that she could belie...