Dang that tesslucia creates some great images, and I wanna animate them all, so I did this. The movements could be refined, but I wanted to keep the work on this short. I hope y'all enjoy it.
Dear Younger Self,
May I talk to you for a moment? I promise, this won’t take long.
I’ve been thinking about you lately — the way your imagination sparks and ignites newfangled, wild ideas; the way you unapologetically laugh at your own jokes. I miss those things about you. I miss that bulletproof enthusiasm and genuine joy.
But I also remember your worries, your fears. You had to grow up fast; you have lived a lifetime in a handful of numbered years.
But I want you to know: it is okay to be afraid. Everyone is afraid of something, even a...
I'm watching the bridges you fought so hard to build crumble with neglect as I hold a gallon of petrol and a box of matches. I want you to know that all your effort brought me a handful of sweet memories and a heartful of ache, and I am starting to think that it wasn't worth it. I'm sorry.
I wish I could really tell you that the people worth fighting like this for will give you back every grain of love you give them and more, building beaches of glistening sand with waves that structure and shape you into marvels of...
Dear younger me,
You probably won't listen to me, but there is something that I need to tell you. It might not seem bright at the moment, but did you know that a lot of things will get clearer and you will understand yourself better in time? Yes. All the things that need to go away, if you only do them hard enough or what other people think you will grow out of, are good as they are. It's a long odyssey until then. Just know, that there is nothing wrong with you.
Some days it will be easier and others not at all, but you are always...