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Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing in the end can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away a stone. Remember that, my child. Remember you are half water. If you can’t go through an obstacle, go around it. Water does.
The first time I held a human brain in Anatomy Lab I was completely speechless. I looked at my classmates expecting a similar reaction and they looked back at me confused like…”dude let’s start identifying the structures.” I had to take a step back and let it process…in my hands was someone’s entire life. From start to finish, every memory, every emotion, every bodily control…was right there in my hands.
There’s a thin line between loneliness and being alone. Alone is finding freedom in your isolation, it can be bliss to be in your own honest company. Loneliness is quite different, it can creep up on you slowly, suddenly, even when you’re in a room full of people. Loneliness grips you unforgivingly, and makes you realize that you are craving something that is not being returned.
—i.c. (via delicatepoetry)