no one ever says that Rome needed help from aliens to build their empire
#l laughed for days when i found out that #ancient egyptians used water to reduce friction and move blocks for distances #and that this was literally DEPICTED ON THEIR HIEROGLYPHICS #but ~western archaeologists~ #thought that the pouring of water depicted ~superstitious rituals~ #jfc
You know that motivational quote, something like ‘art/dreams happen when your fear of failure becomes smaller than your fear of doing nothing’
I’m poorly paraphrasing here.
But I think the scales are (slowly, slowly) tipping. I’m still scared. I’m constantly afraid, it’s kind of my baseline emotion. Afraid and sad.
But WHAT I’m afraid of is changing.
More and more, I’m more afraid of doing nothing than I am of trying and failing.
I’m almost there, and it’s almost beautiful.
i write sins not shopping receiptsOh,
As I’m pacing the aisles in a small corner store,
And I can’t help but to hear,
No, I can’t help but to hear an exchanging of words:
“What a beautiful melon! What a beautiful melon!” says a patron to a stocker.
“And yes, but what a shame, what a shame we’re not getting in any more.”
I CHIME IN WITH HAVEN’T YOU PEOPLE EVER HEARD OF
STOCKING THE GODDAMN STORE, NO