I am a misanthropic mannequin who has been told that I am remarkably life-like. In China, I was called, "wa-wa lian" (doll face). and like the Velveteen Rabbit, I was made Real by true love.

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                                                                                   This derbygirl writer's daily nectar.

                                                                                   This derbygirl writer's daily nectar.

What you do speaks so loudly that I can’t hear what you’re saying.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only hypocrites are outraged when presented with the truth.
— Clara