Want

Avatar Author: Lady Venuquin Still fragile. Still compassionate. Still hopeful. Read Bio

I’ve got this feeling, that you only have so much time to do, or see, or feel, or hear, that special something. And once you’ve heard, or seen, or felt, or done whatever that may be, you can say you have succeeded. In your life, or your goals or your hopes…

You could be chasing it, but suddenly that isn’t the right thing to be chasing, and you have to discover the right things again. You have to decide what you want, what you need out of life. What you aim for or what you hope to achieve. What do you want? Do you want to be remembered? Do you want to sing, or dance or create? Do you want to be loved? What do you want?

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  1. Avatar Mostly Harmless

    Although this is more a fragment of philosophy than a fully-formed story, I found it really engaging – I’m making choices with regards to where I’m going to take my education at the minute, so it rings true…

    On a lighter note, I could say I succeeded when I finally got to see Elton John in concert last year…!

    So this is true on many different levels, and I appreciate it for that – MH :)

  2. Avatar Paige Elizabeth

    It’s all about the journey. You don’t have to make any final decisions.

  3. Avatar RoseTone ~LoA~

    I agree with Paige – once you’ve gotten somewhere, there will always be new possibilities.

    Life is insatiable – having the want satisfied seems only to last for that fleeting moment where the satisfaction occurs.

    And then there are the second thoughts – the I don’t really want to spend my life doing this, going here, working there – and sometimes it feels like floating in empty space until a new direction is realized.

    Good, thought provoking piece.

    Other people have that feeling too.