Money and greed a want or a need? Days spent chasing dollars robs life of vibrant colors. Nights alone, awash in possessions imprisons the brain with lonely obsessions. A lifetime building physical wealth takes a toll on mental health.
Is there meaning here? I stare into space oblivious to all but my own numbness, hoping for a call - a beckoning voice to draw me back from the edge of my self-imposed exile. Drop the feathery gauze from these old, battered lenses and push me if necessary out of the warm niche carved long ago in this mount of regret.
Why do I often find you staring at the moon with such desperate attraction, only to turn your back towards its soft rays of beckoning light; allowing your frigid feet to stumble forward and embrace the subtle call of the darkness pervading all the shadows before you?
Most prefer the beginning before the end, but I offer an alternative, let's allow the end to predict the beginning. - marandarussell.com *thanks to Jonathan Caswell for the title inspiration!
1. A scab for your scar, then right back in the car. 2. My scars grow scabs faster than my psyche can catch up. -marandarussell.com
1) A name is given, a title is bestowed, a legacy is earned, but affection must be sowed. 2) Don't exchange what's vital simply for a title.
Where I come from blood and names mean nothing and sworn oaths even less. But prized most of all is that old art of playing dirty - so dirty no one else can even see the game. - marandarussell.com
Room for one, please. I'll be staying until further notice and will not require housekeeping.
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Thoth gave us words Thoth gave us magic Thoth was smart enough to know Both could be tragic.