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Wave of Emotion

Where doth it begin, this wave that cometh over me that leaves me at times in great overwhelm unable to respond frozen in time and space It seems as though one day the seas of my mind are calm all is well at the helm of life clear sailing as it were but underneath... Like an undertow or undercurrent swells are forming that will one day reveal themselves maybe it starts like a ripple on a body of water building up steam Hence I do not know that which is coming lurking, slowly building up underneath the tranquility waiting to erupt or burst forth If one were able to see the tides shifting one could get a sense of the impending storm brewing akin like to lighthouse keeper warning Captains of impending ill wind But alas it is not so the waves come rolling in on an unsuspecting shoreline crashing unto its midst Growing stronger from some unseen source wreaking havoc and intensifying as it goes the storm unleashed with great impotence inflicting the desired impact The groundswell of emotion now set free erupts in its various forms, anger and disgust fear and sadness arise sometimes disguised as surprise and happiness This co-mingling of human outlets can plunge us into the depths of despair into the caverns of our vessel and sink us to depths undiscovered and fraught with danger Yet like all hurricanes above the waterline they too shall weaken, wear themselves out and over time they lose power once again we will feel like we are in control Calmness is the order of the day “emotional beings” living a human existence Andreas Simic©

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