Tag Archive | human nature

Love is…

Only in loving yourself can you take the surplus and radiate it outwards. Even a little loves goes a long way. And it starts with you. It is a continual journey, it is life itself. Joy shared is doubled. Burdens shared, halved. Ego is a double edged sword – it does, to my mind, all […]

Stubborn Hearts

Tenacity in and of itself is considered a worthwhile quality. Alongside perseverance and persistence. When 90% is telling you that it’s impossible but the remaining 10% is your own doubts, smothered in an inexorable super power – that which we call hope. What sets all of that apart for me, is whether or not you […]

Why do we dream?

Why do we dream? Our moment should be when we are in full command of our consciousness so that the metaphorical bubble cannot burst when we are not yet ready to inhale the harsh air that is reality. Surreal … In our dreams we can be anything. Face any fears. Or be unwitting bystanders to […]

Know Yourself

It’s so easy to get lost in other people. Relationships, be they platonic or that other thing, can completely swamp your personality. We are all taught that we will need to bend a little, compromise and accept the other person for who they were when we met them and who they become when they’re with […]

Metaphorically Speaking (March 2008)

Oblique in reference They have no name Matters of the obscura Part fauna, part flora Never something tame Chasms of experience They feel no shame Sensing all and absorbing Cataloguing, resourcing Remaining the same What I refer to is thought Wonderful, unchained, unbound Limitless, all around Bringing life to what we’ve sought Like breathing into […]

(Unnamed 2) (March 2008)

Green flies past Like a mask for the world Told in flashback Green is vast Sunlight streams Reminescent of life Fleeting freezeframes Sunlight dreams And I sit here Contemplating mankind Dwelling on the evil, the good The suffering, the joy But wanting nothing more Then to belong to the people of the sky Chantal ✗