I Live In Cycles and Patterns

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    My thoughts have been like a kaleidoscope lately: colors and shapes that shift when turning the dial between memories of the past, perceptions of the present, and imaginings of the future. The slightest shift in perspective creates radically different visions.    
    juan1966 juan1966
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 9, 2009


    I joined this group, before seeing the equations in the story titles. I am now leaving this group, for I can not do math. Bye.
    wonderlust wonderlust
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2008

    To be honest, I'm quite fed up of noticing

    patterns in my life. When my parents divorced, I was 7 and now my half brother (Mum's son from recent marriage) is having the same problem at the age of 7. I also have a history of consecutive abusive relationships and then when I get close to people, they always do something...
    JJSapphire JJSapphire
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2013

    Evaporating August

    Time seems so odd right now.  One day bleeds into the next, and they clot up together in bunches of activity and then disappear.  Perhaps it is the lack of settled routine that is tripping up the rhythm of living.  Perhaps it is the season, so treasured, and yet so...
    juan1966 juan1966
    46-50, M
    7 Responses Aug 18, 2009


    I had a dream last night. It was the kind of dream I have often. I'm in an archetype, struggling to scramble deeper into what I think I need to be. Last night I was struggling to join the swarm. Golgari. I half awoke. Golgari - I'd been tossing and turning for hours trying...
    theologian theologian
    18-21, M
    1 Response May 9, 2013

    F(x) = Cos(x) + a

    There are some aspects of my life that seem to move in cycles, much the same way that the economy, the stock market and natural systems will have their cycles. It's true we all have mood cycles, but people also seem to cycle in and out my life, and en masse as well. At times...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Jun 22, 2007

    February Doldrums

    To everything there is a season.  In my living experience, I've noticed that the seasons give rhythm to my life, and, I appreciate each season equally. However, there is something about February that seems to bring about the doldrums.  A nautical term, "doldrums...
    juan1966 juan1966
    46-50, M
    7 Responses Feb 16, 2009
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