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Just An Ordinary Unicorn

Unicorn is just an ordinary unicorn to me, it is just that. No hidden meanings. A horse with a horn in the middle of its head.

Not long ago I printed a unicorn on t-shirts to sell in Seattle at a festival. To me, unicorns are magical, timeless, pretty – and look good with jeans or a skirt. I could not get anyone that weekend to work at the booth until I asked Ken and his wife. He had helped me before when I was in a bind, he was that kind of person. His wife is truly lovely.

Impromptu Ordinary Unicorn Photo Shoot

We ended up ditching the festival. We had stayed up way too late catching up in the wee hours of the morning and there was a feeling of unrest about attending this particular festival. Instead, I asked them if they wanted to do a photo shoot – his wife was going through some challenging times and to me, it always feels good to be appreciated and valued. It would help me to have a good product shot I could use later. She was truly photogenic, something I lack.

I never did use those pictures because I made some changes to the artwork and presentation. Not wanting to mess with photo releases was also motivation for me to not follow through on an unplanned shoot.

I looked up the meaning of unicorn after the fact to be well read on anything I promote. There was some comments made about ohhh, a unicorn shirt that made me suspect there was a joke in there I wasn’t privy too.

Apparently to some, a unicorn is not just an ordinary unicorn.

In one definition I found this:

“In the poly world, we call them “unicorn hunters.” A “unicorn” is a young, single, non-crazy, sexually adventurous, drug and disease-free bisexual female who wants desperately to live with and love a male/female couple. … We call these women “unicorns.” They are about as common and easy to find.Apr 22, 2012 (goodmenproject).

Just An Ordinary Unicorn

I am going to stick with my belief of a mystical creature that offers good luck and purity. I won’t judge others on what they believe. But frankly, all the cutesy hidden meaning of things gets tiring. A rainbow is a rainbow and should be loved and shared by all. A unicorn is a unicorn. Some people are brave enough to just say things how they are. No code. No slang, just regular human talk.

I have had a lot of compliments on this shirt. It’s magical. 🦄

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