.bitter-sweet.

Why do we not embrace the bitter

as with the sweet?

The sadness

as with the joy?

For, just as it is with colour, the opposite

intensifies the truth of the other.

 

.hartland.

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.internal walls.

self pity destroys.

self compassion builds.

.hartland.

.battered into potential.

the hard knocks in life

can give you

your most striking features.

.hartland.

.compass with no needle.

abuse does to its victim,

what a compass with no needle

does to a navigator.

.hartland.

.perspectively infinite. (excerpt)

I see a vastness of particles – particles of truth.

I focus all of who I am on just one particle; knowing this particle

is but a tiny aspect of the whole – a whole far greater than my comprehension.

Such is why, I hold my opinion loosely.

.hartland.

.contradiction #4.

to attain happiness,

one must first risk

becoming miserable.

.hartland.