Becoming Real


“You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it does’t happen often to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. ¬†Generally, by the time you are real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. ¬†But these things don’t matter at all, because once you are real you can’t be ugly, except to people who don’t understand” — The Velveteen Rabbit Continue reading