My daily aphorisms. Reflections on life, death, beauty, change, love, happiness, etc., written in a poetic and whimsical style.
Yeah ! Everything comes with an expiry date.Love,Shaineeapieceofshe.blogspot.com
But by then it's too late. All you're left with is broken pieces which can't always be mended.
Maybe their inherent fragility add real value. Like our hearts. Maybe the fact that they can broken lets us know our feelings are real and something to treasure. When I read this I was suddenly reminded what Queen Elizabeth said after Princess Diana's death, "Grief is the price we pay for love." Real hearts break. That's how you know they're real.
Exactly.. everything that is real can break:)
Things can change with the drop of a hat.Cheers, ic
I always have thought it's lucky to break glass or crockery.
Rather late to realise they were real, but that's life! A good one, NP!
I LOVE THIS ONE!
I wonder what the shatter pattern looks like on a broken dream?
I can't think of anything intelligent to say about this aphorism, Marty, except that I like it very much. The line between reality and fantasy can be almost imperceptible at times, but it seems to involve a fundamental grasp of quality.
Ah, an aphorism about realism, excellent, Marty!
I've been thinking a good deal about genuineness and reality lately, Marty, so this one appeals to me. To some extent, our broken paces validate our existence. I teased my students when spotted in their class at the wrong time that I was only a hologram so I wouldn't distract them too much - and they have taken to touching my arm to see if I am real or just a holographic image! It has become our little private joke, but holds a deeper meaning as well, somehow. Ironically, it is only when we let our cracks show that we can truly be intimately known... and I want to be real enough to allow others to see and appreciate and know even my broken places.