“Autumn, the year’s last, loveliest smile.” - William Cullen Bryant
the year’s winding down, and as it does, i realize that now autumn is almost over; in my heart, it already is, for snow is on the ground. and yet the world says it does not end until december 21. for me, it rather ended at the beginning of december. autumn; the year’s last, loveliest smile. comes quickly, and now gone.
have you ever been in a car and stopped at a red light in a city, where cars are on both of your sides? have you ever looked through your window and seen the people in their cars, and wondered what was going on in their life? where they were going? who they were? what they did? what their dreams and their hopes for the future were? have you ever looked at someone and wondered, what's it like to be them? have you ever thought that maybe somebody wanted to be you, but you think that your life's sometimes just a mess and you can't imagine why anybody would ever want to be you? have you ever stopped and wondered what other people are going through right now? have you ever thought that maybe that smile and nod and laugh is really hiding something that's eating them up inside? have you ever wondered?