Who know sending a package to England was such a hassle at the post office 😒
Peeta crouches down on the other side of her and strokes her hair. When he begins to speak in a soft voice, it seems almost nonsensical, but the words aren’t for me. “With my paint box at home, I can make every color imaginable. Pink. As pale as a baby’s skin. Or as deep as rhubarb. Green like spring grass. Blue that shimmers like ice on water.”
The morphling stares into Peeta’s eyes, hanging on to his words.
"One time, I spent three days mixing paint until I found the right shade for sunlight on white fur. You see, I kept thinking it was yellow, but it was much more than that. Layers of all sorts of color. One by one," says Peeta.
The morphling’s breathing is slowing into shallow catch-breaths. Her free hand dabbles in the blood on her chest, making the tiny swirling motions she so loved to paint with.
"I haven’t figured out a rainbow yet. They come so quickly and leave so soon. I never have enough time to capture them. Just a bit of blue here or purple there. And then they fade away again. Back into the air," says Peeta.
There comes a sad day when you have read just about all the fanfiction for your ships
Rainbow lights are strung through the Via del Corso shopping district in Rome this month, honoring the memories of at least three gay Italian teenagers who died by suicide earlier this year — and sending a greater message about acceptance and love for LGBTQ people. Mayor Ignazio Marino and Assemblywoman Imma Battaglia overcame pushback from conservative groups to put up the lights, but the beautiful outcome seems to have been worth the fight. (via The Advocate)