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Friday, February 8, 2013

The Dragon's Echo

2005
On the last day of the Year of the Dragon, the impression is that the Dragon will still be around for a while.
He will be present in the form of memories which characterized the year that is coming to an end. He will not be visible, but perceivable. The Snake will divert our focus, but the thundering echo of the Dragon's voice will still be heard by many of us. By me, forever.

The following are sentences and quotations I heard around me during this Year of the Dragon. Those who pronounced them will be kept anonymous. They are not famous people, not writers, not actors, not poets. They are people who are affected by the joys and sorrows of daily life, by unexpected events, by moments of discomfort and of sudden happiness.



It's raining in my heart.
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  I wish we could all die the same day, the same second, next to each other.
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I have blamed God many times, I can say it has become my form of religion.
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Only the unintelligent and the non progressive will never change.
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The Yogi is always happy, he will accept everything and see beauty everywhere.
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I am needed home and home is needed in me.
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Feeling lonely means you're needing something human.
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Be a ductile rock, a flexible oak. It is very human, and sexy, and good.

He waited to see you one last time before he was gone. 
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It's a memory that fills my eyes with tears, which I only find in the heaven of Remembrance, and that explodes within me during certain unpredicted moments of my life. 
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The bitter and sadder sides of life enhance and magnify the beautiful ones.
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We understood everything, and forever.
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 I want to have a dream, too.
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I love you.


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8 comments:

  1. Awwww- to be surrounded by such poignant words!

    My Dragon was friendlier and kinder than I expected. She roared every so often and singed my bones but overall she was most understanding and let me be!

    Here's hoping the Snake is just as accommodating! Take care
    x

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  2. Jay, these are some awesome quotes. And I do the exact same thing. When I hear one that touches me, I jot it down or take note of it in some kind of way. You've accumulated a really nice list here. My favorite: I am needed home and home is needed in me.

    ~jaz

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  3. Some truly insightful and poignant quotes. Life does bring out our emotions, passions, and depth.

    Thanks for sharing Jay.

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  4. Ohhhh... this is so lovely. Truly! So many deep/inspired thoughts here. I love it.

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  5. May the Snake behave like a Dragon! And may you continue to be so inspired and inspiring. Happy New Year, Jay.

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  6. Kitty,
    Your Dragon was kindlier, good for you!
    Wish your snake is too!

    Jasmynne,
    Thanks again for stopping by!
    That sentence you like was said by a very important person!

    Michael,
    You're welcome. Life can make us poets sometimes.

    Morgan,
    I'm happy you like it!

    Christie,
    The Dragon was a bit naughty this time, but one or two things he brought about changed my life.
    Happy New Year to you, Christie!

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  7. That was a nice - and interesting idead, keeping a log of comments that caught your attention. I bet you have quite a few more

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  8. I love the quotes. Thank you for sharing them with us. I think I appreciate them more knowing they came from regular people and not famous ones. Great choice of pic! Lovely!
    I don't care for the dragon or the snake as they have treated me like a floormat :(

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