Sunday, August 29, 2010


Looking at world maps is so depressing. So many places that you'll never see in your life. Their names call out to you tantalizingly, promising music and starry nights and camp fire dancing. You're tempted, but you know that there are just too many, and you can't ever see them all. Instead, you surrender to reality, and eke out your life in a single place, a single city. Day after day, the same boredom, the same  thoughts, the same routines. Never mustering the courage to step out, lest you get swept away.
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shrik said...

if just looking at world maps is depressing, this will plum break your heart -

Jade said...

It did, it did! But whew - it's awesome!

chatty said...

Jade! brilliantly put!