Thursday, April 15, 2010

Answers

Answers. Mostly not like a math problem, there are massively varied solutions. And those are the ones you actually figure out.

Look. Listen. Touch. Smell. Taste. Senses are hardly the right tools.

Memory comes closer.

Pain closer yet.

I'm not saying pain is the answer, just that we begin to understand different things when pain is involved.

And we still might not ever have the satisfaction of knowing the answer.


Thumb flipping pages

The leaves talk amongst themselves

Answers clear as wind

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3 comments:

Craig and Bethany said...

Clear as wind. Yup. Not the sort of thing you can put your finger on or scoop up into your hands. Almost invisible, a whisper.

scottnicks said...

Why do we think that comfort allows us to think and see clearly when it is often the times when we are in discomfort that brings the most clarity instead?
Good stuff.

Craig and Bethany said...

Yes, it seems so often we are offered either comfort or clarity, like opposite ends of a magnet.