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Saturday, November 18, 2017

On the Outside Looking In

"As within, so without.” This mantra says that our outside world is an exact reflection of our inner world.

Daylight is an old man sitting outside the jagged shack...

Hand on cane chin on hand.

And his old soul is a butterfly sitting in the brink of time.

A moment decisive. And me too--tested has been the day.

Empty handed I befall lips sealed windswept

I am the old man.

(Cielo Noriega)

Have you ever felt this way before?... And I was struck all at once how life was out there going through its regular courses, and I was caught in its whirlpool; suspended, waiting, caught in a cell within a cell; between living my life and not living it the way I want to live it... I know... there will be better days...



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Cielo is a writer for BrooWaha. For more information, visit the writer's website.
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