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
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
“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… Continue reading “Try”
Forget about what happened.
If it hurts, why keep it?
To keep you safe?
To stop it happening again?
To enjoy the pain?
What makes someone attractive?
Ease is one.
If someone is easy with themselves,
then they are attractive.
Continue reading “Enough”
I was lost thinking that my thoughts were the answers to everything.
The way out of trouble.
The way out of the mess of thinking seemed to be to
just keep thinking.
Continue reading “Lost And Found”
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.
Continue reading “Move Beyond”
Are you too hard on yourself?
Most people are.
Surely we should be perfect.
Surely we should handle everything flawlessly,
without ever messing up or being lazy.
Continue reading “Are You Too Hard On Yourself?”