(An A to Z 2013 Challenge Entry)
I am a leaf on the wind.
it feels like I have no control over the path I am taking. I am but a
passenger. If I struggle, go against the flow, I am met with turbulence.
Dramatic eruptions spin me out of my element, and I am initially
powerless against the impact. Bombarded, I endure the assault until I
learn how to let go; learn I am choosing this. To eventually embrace the
calm and once again fall back into the stream. Wrapping myself in the
warmth and comfort of not familiarity, but acceptance and understanding.
I were a kite I could go against the grain. Head held high and soaring
to new heights, with a constant surge and birds-eye view. Should the
gusty source falter or confidence dip, the plummeting to rock bottom is
sealed; no hope for a grip. I love kites, but I never fly them because I
think of Benjamin Franklin. From a simple storm comes such a great
Inception I had a full bladder. I kept thinking “How many damn levels
are in this multi-tiered dreaming ladder?” And why the hell was there so
much rain? Not just in blips, but excruciatingly prolonged slow-motion,
screwing with my brain. Finally the end was near, the end to my strife!
No wait — Level Five? — fuck my fucken life!
always wanted to be a private detective. I only wore the fedora twice,
because I couldn’t get a case. Was it my stance, lack of motivation, or
that I move at a slow pace? Getting in shape was the key. I could talk
about how I bought kale a few times. But I didn’t eat it, I just put in
the freezer. I didn’t know what to do with it — I just knew it was
Grey is a color, one that I adore. The Grey has wolves and in my subconscious opened a door.
thoughts swim, and glide, and dance, and collide. It can be hard to
focus on just one at a time. They want to merge and blend, yet remain
independent. Just when I think I have something that makes sense, I open
my mouth and in return I receive stares.
I advise that when Jak-speak is involved it’s best to not ask questions. Some students learn fast, other take their time.
I should buy a boat.