THE CONTENTED HEART! page 68: “THE DIVINE JOKE is when you discover what IT is, but THEN discover – it is beyond description, so no one will KNOW that you discovered it! SO! Don’t do IT for the sake of sharing it with others! Do IT for YOU!” The Mystic Poet
Montana reunion rib cage damage from climbing over fence
Austin – anti-depressants from Steve – Houston
Forced to take meds in Dallas – DEAL: go to Japan, get treatment
Going hysterical in principal’s office – Wharton
in Little House – 3 stints of isolation – boredom, drugs (pills – injections),
Falling into fear & depression after “comebacks”
Numerous STRANGE settings, away from home, alone, unsure what to
do – drug pusher in Houston apartment; toothless man under blanket on
couch; Circle K co-worker
Near drowning at Elkhorn – pulled out by mom.
Pool in Vancouver – coins
Missing bus from school – Vancouver
Missing bus & getting on wrong one – gong to school
Day after day – Austin – Alpine – some hope to hopeless (switch)
WHICH OF YOU KNOWS THE FRAGRANCE OF A ROSE?
All of them knew.
WHICH OF YOU CAN PUT IT INTO WORDS?
All of them were silent.
So, it’s NOT: Those who know, should not say,
necessarily, although it may keep you from being
a silly willy, but it is Those who know, CAN
NOT SAY . . . & Those who say delude themselves
IF they THINK they can express what they know.
THERE IS NO JUDGMENT THEN really. That makes me happy – or relieved