Factober

I’ll admit that my garden now grows hope in lavish profusion, leaving little room for anything else. I suppose it has squeezed out more practical plants like caution and common sense. Still, though, hope does not flourish in every garden, and I feel thankful it has taken root in mine.

Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

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Everyday, there are choices to make and sometimes you make a selfish one.

Everyday, there are choices to make and sometimes you make a selfish one.
Posted 4 months ago

Beauty for wisdom, lust for love, youth for happiness, anger for understand

Beauty for wisdom, lust for love, youth for happiness, anger for understanding and denial for acceptance are all things I gladly trade on my journey through life. Who say's getting old is a bad thing?
Posted 4 months ago

My dad used to have an expression - 'It is the lucky person who gets up in

My dad used to have an expression - 'It is the lucky person who gets up in the morning, puts both feet on the floor, knows what they are about to do, and thinks it still matters.'
Posted 4 months ago

How is it that hearts hold on to memories with the strength of hope and pos

How is it that hearts hold on to memories with the strength of hope and possibilities.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

Your sensitivity, your tenderness, your eyes make me pick up my pen and wri

Your sensitivity, your tenderness, your eyes make me pick up my pen and write, Mrignayni!
Posted 4 months ago

Just because I understand does not mean I agree.

Just because I understand does not mean I agree.
Posted 4 months ago

It's hard to give up the self-esteem connected to being codependent and app

It's hard to give up the self-esteem connected to being codependent and appearing 'right,' which is probably a survival behavior learned from growing up in a crazy family. It feels like you will actually disappear.
Posted 4 months ago

I believed in immaculate conception and spontaneous combustion. I believed

I believed in immaculate conception and spontaneous combustion. I believed in aliens from outer space and vampires, prophecy, and the resurrection of the dead. I had deja vu many times each day. I was thirteen.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

Time and sunshine healed a sore, but the process was slow, and new boils ap

Time and sunshine healed a sore, but the process was slow, and new boils appeared if I didn't stay dry.
Posted 4 months ago

A constitution, as important as it is, will mean nothing unless the people

A constitution, as important as it is, will mean nothing unless the people are yearning for liberty and freedom.
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Literature is like phosphorus: it shines with its maximum brilliance and th

Literature is like phosphorus: it shines with its maximum brilliance and the moment when it attempts to die.
Posted 4 months ago

We are plagued by a corrupt polity which promotes unlawful and/or immoral b

We are plagued by a corrupt polity which promotes unlawful and/or immoral behaviour. Public interest has no practical significance in everyday behaviour among the ruling factions. The real problems of our world are not being confronted by those in power.
Posted 4 months ago