The Other Side of the World: twenty three

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

twenty three

May 23rd marks the beginning of the last month of my twenty-third year. Somewhat complicated, a touch of crazy and on the odd occasion, peacefully mundane. Overwhelming moments, immense satisfaction and pure, unadultered delight. And even moreso than usual - the unexpected (I have never been genuinely surprised so many times in one 335 day period). Perhaps a little grittier than usual too. Altogether, an impression of slight awe; that one year can be so saturated with complex, trying, exhilarating experience.
See, I knew twenty three would be a good year. . .
and I still really, really, really like my life.
May the twenty fourth be just as lovely (in my personal sense of the word - absolutely not the hearts & flowers definition).

3 Comments:

Blogger kris said...

happy happy to you! wishing you the same wonderful year in #24:)

2:56 PM  
Anonymous andrew said...

glad to hear that even in a complex erray of maddness, there is some comfort brought to you that you survived it.
And you made it look easy by the way ;)

12:36 AM  
Anonymous Leia said...

People should read this.

2:50 AM  

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