Corner Pieces

There is a fine line between being an outsider and a leader; a revolutionary and a lone wolf. Four years ago I had a mystic tell me that my goal in life was to tear down walls and build bridges. Over the course of time I have noted how spot on she was; this attribute reigns true almost to a fault, an idiosyncrasy if you will. There is a stark Aloneness that can rear it’s head when one chooses to hold his/her thumb in many pies, so to speak. A non comital abundance of respect reverence and close acquaintances. The forlorn alienation is one that could only be understood by another visionary; if not received by a like minded soul; pretension and even arrogance could be assumed. “What are you talking about? Alone? You have people around you all the time!” The quintessential Aquarian mind; a deep love and philanthropy for people as a whole, but dislodging ones self from the vulnerable standpoint of intimacy. Coming off as; sometimes the complete opposite of what they are, or what they meant to portray. My blight is my choice and any lamentation of said ordeals are purely for therapeutic intention. I know myself …

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“I like you”

  Learning to love yourself is absolutely wonderful and quite well publicized in our era. Love is, yes the most important part of life. To love yourself is to open endless routes of adoration both flowing from you; and to you. A lesser advertised self and social affirmation is “liking”. To tell someone you like them, when in the past you have expressed love; can even be taken as an insult. Or rather a step-down. Although there are many levels of love, lesser and extensive; “Like” is not strictly a stepping stone to love, and should be treated with an equal level of understanding and gratitude. Love is solid; for some they fall in love and stay there easily, for others it takes more tenaciousness and time but they get there. Once true love is felt, like matter there is nothing that can nullify or invalidate it. We are witness to the genesis of something that becomes archaic. We are the guardians of love here to birth, protect and tend to it in it’s evolution. Only time can wash away our love; for lack of people still alive to remember that little integral piece of history existed; even then perhaps …

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