The wind blew softly against Nick’s face as he blinked himself into awareness. He rolled out his fingers and felt the dewy grass warm against his hands, realizing he was laying down. Water flowed by him and the sound felt comforting, like a song he was meant to hear. He began to stand up slowly […]
Go on a journey through yourself. For that is the only and if we are honest, ultimate journey there ever is. Take your hands off the wheel and smile into the face of chaos. You may just enjoy yourself. – M L Wood
Ask yourself, what have I done with my life? what have I achieved or changed or contributed to. I have noticed most people who have reached a certain age, have no proof they have lived a long life other than the age on their passport. M L Wood
The gift of language is both a blessing and a curse. How perverse it is to behold the beauty of expressing love and joy, whilst on the other hand suffering through the pain of negative self talk. – M L Wood
Here are some prose and poems of mine from 2019. “How bewildering it is to look into your own eyes and see such sorrow.” “She loves the simplest things in life. Freshly bloomed flowers and the sound of rain on her roof at night. Yet, she chose me, a broken thing.” “I […]
“The tree is oh so envious of the river. It flows so elegantly past, all day. Yet, the tree does not know. The river envies the tree. Watching it sway so eloquently, blooming into life throughout the seasons.” The Growth Philosophy
A man steps out of his work vehicle and takes a deep breath. He looks up at the trees lining the street of his favourite coffee shop. They were a little more beautiful than usual today for some reason. He closes the door and picks up his work bag. He walks toward the coffee shop […]
How do I best communicate my love for you my dear Jessica? I have not the words, I cannot think of the deed. What a perilously wonderful experience. To feel you in my soul when I am not with you. To want to share my every cell with yours till the end of time. The […]
Trying to be normal, whatever that is, is like trying to breathe underwater. Ultimately futile. Be yourself.
If you’re afraid to take risks, to get out of your comfort zone. You’re not just afraid of death, you’re afraid of life.