I did not want to live out my life in the strenuous effort to hold a ghost world together. It was plain as the stars that time herself moved in grand tidal sweeps rather than the tick-tocks we suffocate within[/i], and that I must reshape myself to fully inhabit the earth rather than dawdle in the sump of my foibles...
Jim Harrison, Julip
This is the opening quote from the chapter 'The Momentum of Change' in the novel 'Candy' written by Luke Davies that was translated into a film starring Heath Ledger and Abbie Cornish who play two lovers caught in a devastating love triangle with, well, let's call her H. You can watch the trailer on the link below.
The quote has really stuck with me, like a splinter in the back of my mind permanently lodged in their.
Today I gazed upon the Sun as it was beginning to set, it looked like a magnificent white glowing disk throbbing suddenly and eating up my eyes. It was beautiful absorbed in that moment, briefly nothing else mattered. Moments like this are what we live for. But a lot of the time I'm just suffocating in the tick-tocks of time and rarely ever manage to spread myself out like an ocean, barely even a puddle.