This poem (if you could call it that) is not a sleight on my friends, for they are all each incredible, and I truly mean that. Life being life at times, sometimes, a friend often can’t be there for someone else because they’re at work, or have something important to do, and that’s okay. I wanted to add this to the post, because I did not elaborate at length on Instagram, where I originally posted this, given how you only have a certain amount of space to write, and it’s much faster for me to write this on a laptop.
Even so, this is what’s amazing about the human experience. You don’t
have to know someone in any official capacity to impact their life.
People that we will never meet will impact our lives in countless ways,
often in downright incredible ways, ways that we sometimes can’t even
imagine. I elaborated on this in my latest book Amor Vincit Omnia –
Love Conquers All.
Most often, this impact others impart on you
is indirect; other times, this impact is very direct, like you
synchronistically crashing into someone like an idiot, which was what
happened to me when I ran into someone when I was about to walk out of
somewhere because I wasn’t being mindful.
Then hours later, you’ve made a new friend, even though you were on your way out of that establishment. The whole point is that, life being life, even though obstacles will arise on your path, it doesn’t mean everything you face will be an obstacle. On the flip side of obstacles are the more significant moments in life, those that impact you heavily, and sometimes for the rest of the time. In the rarest types, perhaps even lifetimes. That’s just my take on it, and I truly believe that. What’s yours?
Mom ___ The heavens flashed in shades of lightning, with Mother nature’s whispers of thunder caressing the land – reverberations felt through the lurid landscape of life.
Thunderbolts soon after begin painting the countryside one color at a time, one flash at a time, with the brightest shades of white vibrant blue and iridescent purple all fusion constantly and crashing from above, flashing relentlessly through the night like X-Mas tree lights, in a majestic light-show Zeus himself admires from above.