Saturday, October 20, 2012

nature ramble

i needed to be in the mountains today.

it's strange how badly i needed it and how long it took me to get there.
i forget
how truly amazing it feels
to be part of all that.
teeming with life, with brilliance and the reflection of the sun in my eyes.
just like the water, rippled with the wind kissing its surface.
i forget, but then it dawns on me
that at the end of the day,
the sun is the only reason there is an end of the day.
king of the sky.
i forget that no matter how far away i feel from myself,
i'm made of the same stuff as
these rocks
these trees
this air.
this clean air.
and therefore, i am close by and all around.

these massive giant things shoot into the sky and overpower the city.
tower over humans
and trees
and creatures and
civilization and
really anything that surrounds them.
but when i'm up there,
they surround ME.
they support me.
and we feel the same,
the mountains and me.

Saturday, October 6, 2012

some nights

are just too good to be forgotten.
and they're just so so so good when they're happening that it just kinda...displaces you momentarily. makes you forget where you are or what you're doing tomorrow or how you got there or where you're from or really 
who these people are
are YOU the lucky one 
who gets to have these experiences with these smiling, golden, genuine individuals??

yes. yes i am. YES!

and maybe you think to yourself, as you're running up the ramp in the parking garage and climbing over cement barriers and singing too loudly
...and listening to the percussive echoes of your feet and snapping fingers bounce off the walls and into the free night air...
"this is the way things should be. i should feel like this all the time."

we're always searching for happiness,
but it finds us at times like that.
what else is life for?
it's those moments.

i'm sure of it.