A friend of mine once said in a time of pain that he felt much like a willow branch blowing in a storm – not quite sure if he was going to break.
Do we ever really break? A willow branch is quite pliable. It can be manipulated into many different shapes, bent end-to-end in some cases and withstand significant internal and environmental stresses. However, like most things, it has a breaking point if stressed too far. Continue reading The Willow Speaks
Bringing it back old school: Haikus
One who loves you whole
Regrets are wasted moments
Continue reading Five Seven Five
The disconnected look into “enjoying” the suffering of others.
So, I was sitting here, flipping through my phone’s Facebook app this morning. I found myself constantly swiping past multiple posts which were titled things like, “this man yells at his wife one to many times, and you will never guess how it ends,” or “watch what happens when this girl takes one step too far off a building – you won’t believe what happens,” or “Check out the ugliest pictures of people that should never have been taken.” At this point, it’s like I’m hypnotized if I’m not paying attention. Somehow, someway I occasionally find that I am drawn to this craziness – in a car-accident-curiosity-type of way. Continue reading Watching From Afar!