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07 January 2011 @ 02:38 pm
justprompts Is there such a thing as truly wiping the slate clean and starting over?  

There's dust when you wipe the slate clean. Even if you use water, that leaves behind residue as well. If you throw the slate out the window it doesn't disappear. If you smash it into a million pieces, those pieces still exist.

I have started over many times so I know. All the dust and all the broken pieces are always still there.

Chalk dust is beautiful. And water, when it falls in drops on the table. The cheapest glass can glitter like crystal when crushed. It's wondrous if you know how to look.

Stars start over, just like us. Everything starts over eventually. Everything… continues.

No, there is no such thing as wiping the slate clean. And there shouldn't be. Recycling is good for the environment.

Go green.

Current Mood: quixoticquixotic
Sam Guthrie: sweet boyroughnecksam on January 10th, 2011 09:27 pm (UTC)
I don't need protecting. I'm the big brother.

Of course I do. More every day.
Lorna Dane: BP: Yay!erikscordelia on January 10th, 2011 09:34 pm (UTC)
That's why, silly.

Sam Guthrie: rock onroughnecksam on January 10th, 2011 09:36 pm (UTC)
Lorna Dane: BP: Dental Hygieneerikscordelia on January 10th, 2011 09:38 pm (UTC)
Just trust me.
Katie and I are taking you out tonight. No tux required.
Sam Guthrie: could be devlishroughnecksam on January 10th, 2011 09:40 pm (UTC)
Yes ma'am.

I can't argue with my two favorite ladies. It's a date.
Lorna Daneerikscordelia on January 10th, 2011 09:42 pm (UTC)
See you soon.