sheltering sky

“How many more times will you remember a certain afternoon of your childhood, some afternoon that’s so deeply a part of your being that you can’t even conceive of your life without it? Perhaps four or five times more. Perhaps not even that. How many more times will you watch the full moon rise? PerhapsContinue reading “sheltering sky”

144. perks of being a wallflower

“Downtown. Lights on buildings and everything that makes you wonder. And in that moment, I swear we were infinite.” “Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.” “So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out howContinue reading “144. perks of being a wallflower”

141. lightness of being

“The heaviest of burdens is therefore simultaneously an image of life’s most intense fulfillment. …What then shall we choose? Weight or lightness?” -Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being   Took a short detour to the after-dark playground just to sit on the swings, which creaked so bad I felt like a scene in a horrorContinue reading “141. lightness of being”