“You gotta stay who you are, not who you were.
Places like this..
You have to put it away.”
What if you can’t?
“You have to.
Or it kills you.”
Rip open what’s been sealed tight and the past will bubble up on airy ringlets of regret. Pain grabs and fuses with it on the journey higher – they rise as one, gather momentum, and then explode into a fog of thick fear that absorbs you.
You’ll feel a boulder hit in the gut when this creature surfaces.
Everything you love or thought you loved will crumble. Ashes.
You don’t know it yet but you’re fighting a force you can’t beat.
But you’ll fight all the same.
And the stain begins to take hold.
You hate every minute of its movement.
You feel the crawl. It’s cold.
Your initial response is to resist.
Resistance is an inflammation that…
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