"And I noticed, suddenly, as the train tumbled and bounced down the track, that he was still. Perfectly still."
Sometimes you don't realize how many feelings you lock away inside until the right stimuli (a song, a few words, a movie scene) comes along and teases them out of you, and sometimes the dam breaks. Sometimes you live with the pressure for so long it just becomes normal. And sometimes when you start crying, you… Continue reading Pressure
The word ‘life’ is synonymous with complaints. “Life is getting me down.” “Frustrated with life” “My life sucks.” And so on. I hear it all the time and I use similar phrases. Recently I tried something different with my regard of this word ‘life’ and I capitalized it, to ‘Life’, to make it a noun,… Continue reading Life ®
Little fly, Thy summers play My thoughtless hand Has brushed away. Am not I A fly like thee? Or art not though A man like me? For I dance And drink and sing, Till some blind hand Shall brush my wing. - William Blake Songs of experience - 1795 Thank you Tarquin.
...but our machines have now been running for seventy or eighty years, and we must expect that, worn as they are, here a pivot, there a wheel, now a pinion, next a spring, will be giving way: and however we may tinker them up for awhile, all will at length surcease motion.