I have attached love notes to helium balloons, sent them into the sky. Folded into paper airplanes, they will find their way somewhere. I am a realist, and I know the messages will not carry the weight of their burst carriers. But where they land, it will at least look like they did. Too many [...]
Posts Tagged ‘loss’
Of course nothing lasts forever. But nothing lasts for very long. Have you ever gone somewhere, done something, known someone, being especially aware how soon it would blow away. Was it better that way?
This is one in a pair of installments I did, diptych style, based on a few simple birds flying. The other one is found just behind: http://secretvespers.com/2009/01/06/birds-back-v1/ Have you ever been left like this, with a need that seems to last forever?
There is a new section at Secret Vespers, called Lovesick. It is devoted to the passionate moments and affairs you are doomed to lose forever, to the desires you can barely name. It is devoted to the crushing realization that there is nothing you can fix, that there is no way to get that feeling [...]
A friend sent me a novel about a woman split into five women, or into the same woman but at divergent ages and personalities. Is there such a thing as being melded together and whole, and how would you ever know?
I hope you were given flowers recently, and that you love their smell as they cling desperately to their last shreds of life. All kidding aside, what do you do with flowers you are given?