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Offline Halo

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somtimes I am an island unto myself
« on: April 18, 2012, 03:29 AM »
    independent, assured
    other times I crave closeness
    for the healing of my shattered self.
Be careful of your thoughts; they may become words at any moment.  ~  Ira Gassen

Offline Kay

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Re: somtimes I am an island unto myself
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2012, 01:17 PM »
Halo,

I love islands. And I like what you say here. I think we're all islands
because we're all surrounded by water in some way.  :rose

Offline illiterati

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Re: somtimes I am an island unto myself
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2012, 01:26 PM »
reminded me of thomas merton's no man is an island.

have you read him? he's a sixties cultural figure, a trappist monk and advocate for buddhism

i prefer his asian journals

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Re: somtimes I am an island unto myself
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2012, 01:47 AM »

So true Kay, sometimes the waters are deeper than we know.

Illiterati, thank you for taking a peek. I haven't read this man's work.
Be careful of your thoughts; they may become words at any moment.  ~  Ira Gassen