You must imagine
the life that you wish to live,
you must believe it.
You have to find something. Something that anchors you, something that keeps you looking forward. Even on the bad days, the days when you’re tempted to look back.
I was surprised, as always, at how easy the act of leaving was, and how good it felt. The world was suddenly rich with possibility.
I myself did not know what I wanted. I was afraid of life, I struggled to get rid of it, and yet I hoped for something from it.
I knew that I was dying
something in me said, go ahead, die, sleep, become as
then something else in me said, no, save the tiniest
it needn’t be much, just a spark
a spark can set a whole forest on
just a spark