dani

every day i learn more about myself but at the same time i become less of myself. does that make any sense? . * i have a virtual <a href="https://www.yourworldoftext.com/~danibloop/">guestbook</a>! ✉ ・゚゚・*: .。. .。.:*゚:* : ✼✿ ・゚゚・*:✼✿.。.。.:*゚:* 📹🍵🕯️🌫️🕵🏻‍♀️🦔🌬️🍃 all welcome &lt;3 ✼ * * ✼ ✿✿ <b>traces of last year</b> <i>16th February '21 --</i> currently in awe of the passage of time. that is all. <i>24th February '21 --</i> the colour brown. a single cloud. green screens. a street photographer that was late. recipes from the South. messages that cannot come fast enough. a drowsy haze. a teabag is set aside. the jacarandas bloom. <i>27th February '21 --</i> feeling big and small at the same time. the smell of blossoms in the night. <i>5th March '21 --</i> looking ahead to what looks like is going to be another restless night. <i>13th March '21 --</i> the smell of perfume – or wait, has the world always smelled this sweet? <i>28th March '21 --</i> i. emerging from a long night. observing the wind and the petals it carries. where will it take them? an opportunity appears. bones have grown heavy. need to relearn how to lift them. i must find a caretaker for my peace lily. is the ocean in my future? ii. three plumages stained crimson resting on the ground. two of them now know true silence. <i>6th April '21 --</i> a place by the sea i no longer remember, kept away from me with layers of glass and cloth. a tortoise with a phone number on its shell in the event it gets lost. a childhood home with the same strawberry bush by the doorway, and the same half-moon window except this time i'm staring at it from the wrong side. <i>7th April '21 --</i> nostalgia means painful homecoming and i think i finally am grasping that in its entirety. not because i'm reckoning with a return to what i once knew, but because i am returning to what was already long forgotten. <i>8th May '21 --</i> must all things end? <i>14th May '21 -- </i> the letter "i" has fallen off. an hour later, it reappears. ✿ ✼ now have some fish: 𓆝 𓆞 𓆟𓆜 𓆞 𓆜 𓆞𓆟 𓆜 🌌✧・゚*:✧・゚☽༓・*˚⁺‧͙🚣🏻✧:*☆

꩜ themes i am interested in learning more about

  • - grief
  • - childhood
  • - trees
  • - storytelling
  • - tenderness
  • - dreams
  • - urban loneliness
  • - tangibility
  • - aphoristic instagram meme culture
  • - memory
  • - building things with your hands
  • - baba yaga

✻ where to find me (a virtual game of hide and seek)

  • instagram.com/thisisnotdaniela
  • are.na/dani-bloop

✻ my museum

  • https://www.instagram.com/memoarchive/

things i sort of kind of really like

  • ✿ home videos
  • ✿ the moon
  • ✿ the number 4
  • ✿ how you never know the last snowfall is the last while it's happening
  • ✿ oral history archives
  • ✿ hands
  • ✿ when eyes are browsing something and they kinda linger but then move slightly
  • ✿ shadows
  • ✿ photos of 1970s dinner party food
  • ✿ detective boards
  • ✿ seeing someone's room for the first time
  • ✿ lists

✻ music

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIxhlBngIr4 – snowfall
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0peRm9UWzI – fragile days
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmcVvQjPMUU – summer daze
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zm6vNhtDZlQ – o samba da minha terra
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LU03e25P78g – i'll look around
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2YSQhjVx44 – candy says

✻ films

  • - the last film i watched was night is short, walk on girl
  • - next on my watchlist is (1) the taste of tea (2) badlands (3) the double life of véronique (4) a bride for rip van winkle
  • (i welcome recommendations of all kinds!)
  • - the last film i cried with was c'mon c'mon in november

꩜ if emotions were fruits?

  • sadness = tangerines
  • envy = melons

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