Edward Okun (1872-1945), Liebe & Eftelkeit, Magazine Jugend.
reminder that since ursula is a straight-up shapeshifter, it follows that, if her accustomed form is pear-shaped and visibly aged, it’s because that’s how she likes it
Ursula’s design is based on Divine. In a story about voices, she’s quite literally an echo of one that once yelled “I’m so fucking beautiful I can’t stand it myself”. Ursula is exactly who she wants to be.
you learned that ears can taste,
and eyes remember, and the tongue
and nostrils see like fingertips
in any dark.
or look around, and all you know
is what your body taught you: