Self Reflection

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“Just as a snake sheds it’s skin, we must shed our past over and over again.” Gautama BuddhaDSC_0002

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There he was in the hall.

I snuck a glance.

A rush fell over me. 

If only. I felt my cheeks beginning to burn. No, no. Not again. The anxiety was toppling all of my other thoughts. I wish I could get noticed. I wish he would notice me. No I don’t. What would I do anyway? The red pigment in my cheeks shined brighter. No, calm down. It’s fine. Stay calm. Inhale, exhale, inhale, exhale. Simple. No, not simple. Emotions are too complex, why should I care? But I do. I say I don’t but I do. I want to be noticed and not ignored. I want to be admired and not looked past. I want to be seen, but still lying in the shadows I sit. To be ignored. To be overlooked. And not to be seen. 

Daily Prompt: Isn’t Your Face Red

Spring Morning

Spring Morning

Pen on Paper #1

Was it time? Was she ready? Selene wept loudly. Her mother rushed to her side and cradled her. The comfort of her mother’s gentle voice encouraged her. It’s alright, she returned to her feet. Slowly, with all of her effort she focused. Carefully lifting one leg, placing it onto the ground. Yes! She did it; now, again. Lifting her left leg she staggered slightly, catching herself before the trip. Her foot landed loudly onto the ground. She giggled excitedly, the overwhelming feeling she had felt was gone and she was overcome with such a joy. Her mother watched her and smiled. She gentlest took her hand and helped her take her second steps with the camera in her other. A priceless moment; a young toddler and her mother walking together, hand in hand, for the first time.

Pick the day. Enjoy it – to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come… The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present – and I don’t want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future. -Audrey Hepburn

Hope for the Future But Ignorance to the Present;

Today was another day i have yet to realize the importance of every little moment. I constantly look past everything in hopes that what comes later is better, but then often find myself disappointed over and over. Each day fails to live up to what I thought it could be as I fail to reach my goals. I put things off constantly, which does me no good in the end. Again, I hope the future will be better and fail to change whats right in front of me.

Winter Warmth

Winter Warmth

A Walk in the Park

A Walk in the Park