Just One Look
One of my grade 9 students has told me earlier that he thinks one of his classmates is attracted to him.
Me: “What makes you think that?”
Him: “I keep catching her looking at me.”
Me: “Why are you looking at her?”
Him: “I don’t know.”
Me: “So maybe she keeps looking at you because you keep looking at her.”
Him: “You think?”
Me: “I don’t know. I’m asking you. Who’s looking at whom?”
Him: “I don’t know any more.”
A thing I was making over the past few days
I like maybe half of this. Maybe I like more of it. But the parts of it I don’t like i don’t like in greater quantity than the parts I do like. So perhaps it equates out to half. Most of the dislike circles around my voice. Not so much my voice but rather how the rhythm infused by my singing capability (or lack thereof) makes me unsure of whether I like or dislike the words. But so it goes? I tire of choosing where and when I hold onto imperfect things. I want to take my hands away from all of me.
Going through some challenges in my life right now. I want/hope to direct some the difficult emotional energy I’m experiencing into some positive things, in order to give myself more of an anchor and focus. So I’ve started a brethren blog at tohelpstayhere, in order to share the creative product of this endeavor. Follow it here
In 2006 I lost my best friend to suicide. This wasn’t confirmed until 2008 and the grief from this contributed heavily to me then spending many, many, many months at the bottom of a dark well. I was finally able to push myself out of it and with the help of another person’s heart was able to…
The colors I want to be. ADP & David B.
I wish that once a week, never the same day nor same time, this song would blare across every speaker, through all our streets, over the rooftops, and every one of us would know the steps to a worldwide choreographed dance of awesomeness of which we would all stop whatever we were up to to begin doing, before returning to routine afterwards.
My other medicine for today. Been more than a month since I seen this one.