Waves

We rise and fall like waves.

Waves we thought would be here forever can crash at any moment.

So can you.

So cherish this wavey life while it rolls.

And surrender when it dies.

– Adam Oakley

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The Blueprint

Forget what they told you
you should be.
A man living in the blueprint of another
is like a snake trying to slide into another’s dead skin.
Forge your own way,
your own path,
your own sound,
your own voice,
flavoured by those you’ve admired,
but never governed by it.

– Adam Oakley

Try

“Don’t try” – Charles Bukowski.

There is a balance between turning up, willing to work, and then being open enough for creativity to flow through you, rather you trying to control it

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Move Beyond

I wonder how much time I’ve wasted
worrying about things that either didn’t happen or didn’t matter.
I wonder how much time I’ve spent dreading or resisting things that I was always going to do, regardless.
They say time you enjoyed wasting was never wasted.
Perhaps I enjoyed it all.
Perhaps we all do.
The drama can be addictive.
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