A Softer World: Truth and Beauty Bombs

I’ve had this collection of the online comic A Softer World for a couple of years, and whenever I go back and look at it I’m always impressed and inspired by the photography and the accompanying witty commentary. It’s photographed by a woman named Emily Horne and then written by Joey Comeau, and sometimes it’s so subversive and odd that reading it is a lot like getting punched in the gut. But it’s always a welcome punch. Some of my favorites:

Care to explain that one?
Happy Mother’s Day
Smiling fights the lonely monster
Meet me in the street