Foolish Child #5: Labels

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  1. Oh, that’s lovely, especially the last panel. <3

    Personally, I just like going by whatever feels most appropriate at the given moment.

    • For sure! “You define you” doesn’t just mean that you label yourself. It means that YOU are the definition of yourself.

      It was my hope that either meaning would become more apparent for whichever descriptor best fit the reader.

      • This is exactly how I interpreted it. I’ve gotten through a lot of years of life without defining myself very specifically because it’s not very important to me, and I like to embrace that I’m an ever-changing animals who can’t always be defined.

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