These posters, designed by Jenny Burrows and Matt Kappler, are not actually affiliated with the Smithsonian museum, despite the logos at the bottom. (The Smithsonian requested that the logo be removed when the posters came to their attention.) They are, however, made of awesome.
Sometimes in life, you have to dig in and be an asshole. A dick. A complete, unforgiving shit. And when you do it, people won’t like you. Not the right ones, at least - some would love to get your pants off seeing you like that. But if you don’t tighten the belts or keep your skirts down, you’ll end up with a bacterial friend that’ll make you much more of a dick than you imagined possible.
The point? There isn’t one. Just making an observation.
there is always want craving attention. thieving energy from the norm, driving hard against sanity.
this eternal want, this ugly friend who is my constant, dares never come forward to take what he desires. he waits in vague memory, uncaring and impatient, awaiting that satisfaction he refuses to demand.
i once welcomed him, this forever hungry comrade, as i wanted his power as my own. i surrendered my control and to his craving did i yield. to that power did they come, the unsuspecting prey, to bathe in its radiance. my dear friend wanted more…
there is always want craving attention. he will always chase. he will never tire. he will plot and plan. and, against me, he will always win.
an average day in the land of the free and home of the broke consists more and more of listening to rich people tell us not to worry, that we’ve never been better off, and something something our children’s future.