You remember too much,
my mother said to me recently.
Why hold onto all that?
And I said,
Where do I put it down?
— Anne Carson, from “The Glass Essay” (via vrban)
photos by mike roberts, masa ushioda, peter liu and doug perrine of green sea turtles being cleaned by yellow tangs, goldring surgeonfish and saddle wrasse. by feeding on the algea and parasites which grow on the turtle shells, the fish not only keep them clean, but reduce drag, helping the turtles to swim faster.
see also: butterflies drinking turtle tears
I read this as a kid and it had a really significant effect on me and and it’s a big influence on my world view and I still think it’s the most beautiful and profound thing anyone’s ever said about beauty
— Peregrine (via youreyesblazeout)