Root

I loved you.
I loved you til my heart ached.

Why you never returned my affections remains my own fault.
I expected a being opposite to what I was to return what I had so freely given over an extended period of time.
But obviously, one must account for the simple fact that some people are not psychologically prepared to handle such intense emotions.
As such, they push away the source of affections – citing a case of mistrust, misunderstanding or fear.

But fear of what?
The fear of the unknown. Fear of pain. Fear of loss.

My falling signals the spark of your rise.
A transcendence  from a devoured world; so charred and wasted below. Rid of life and all that was held so dear.
A bloodcurdling scream echoing through the ethereal curtains of the Void.
A helpless yelp, unseen by souls – in places so far away.

Breaking free from a desolate mind – I seek to redeem myself in the eyes of hope.

Hope that the promised land will form. All will be well and everything will fall into its right place.

But until then. It’s a struggle.
An endless struggle.

Lest We Forget

On the 11th hour of the 11month 1918, a ceasefire was called to end the war that was supposed to end all wars.

World War I was the bloodiest war in human history with an approximate amount of 40 million casualties.

In Australia, we remember those men and women who gallantly gave their lives in service of their country, their Commonwealth and for the limitless freedom of future generations.

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning

We will remember them.

Quotation: What is your deepest fear?

< I recently watched the film Coach Carter starring Samuel Jackson and I was enthralled by a quote at the end of the film. It turned out that the quotation is also directly taken out of a book by Marianne Williamson titled A Return To Love: Reflections On The Principles Of A Course In Miracles. This is NOT a poem and all rights are reserved to their respective authors, publishers and so on. I just thought I’d post this because it was uplifting on my part. As a quote, I quite like it too. >

Direct Film Quotation (Obtained through subtitles function and repeated pausing)

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We were all meant to shine, as children do. It is not just in some of us, it is in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others. – Timo Cruz

Direct Book Quotation (Obtained through a third-party website)

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others. – Marianne Williamson