used to wish I was one of those
Manic Pixie Dream Girls.
you know, like Zooey Deschanel or
Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's.
that bubbly, shallow cinematic creature that exists solely in the fevered imaginations of sensitive writer-directors to teach broodingly soulful young men to embrace life and its infinite mysteries and adventures.
most of the time the MPDG's don't have goals
or endeavors independent of the male lead.
I reject that thought when it pops into my head nowadays.
I reject that title.
I won't be a lubricator to your peace of mind if I haven't ever had my own.