You felt no reality, no knife of sorrow cut your intestines to bits. Only a...– Sylvia Plath (via shall0wgraves)
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A Million Little Mermaids by Virginia Borges
I am a member of The Little Mermaid generation of girls. When the Disney movie premiered in 1989, I was smitten; it was the first movie I ever saw in a theater. I loved Ariel, the spunky red–headed heroine, and Sebastian, her singing–crab sidekick. When I went home, I made myself a mermaid’s tail from a sheet of butcher paper spangled with sequins and glitter. I was five years old. ...