.battered into potential.

the hard knocks in life

can give you

your most striking features.

.hartland.

.puzzled.

Life is an enigma –

when pieced together

it crumbles into reality.

.hartland.

It sucks

Emotional pain ignored

becomes water-borne perception –

syphoned later by atmospheric pressure

with inverted, unequal legs.

hartland.

Contradiction #9

Truth is not always found

in honesty.

~ Kelly Hartland

Contradiction #8

Other people are not a source of peace or happiness;

but something deeper –

an experience of ourselves.

Yet, without other people,

we may not experience peace or happiness.

~ Kelly Hartland