Subject To Change

“Everything changes, nothing remains without change.” Buddha

.Misery Is A Butterfly

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These thoughts conjured whilst I was listening to Blonde Redhead’s album Misery Is A Butterfly. Coincidentally, this blogs favicon is an outstretched hand holding a butterfly. I scrolled through my contact list on MSN and found this in a friends personal message: “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.” I love the feeling coincidence ushers; the feeling that everything is connected. And it is.

Misery is a butterfly. It has wings. It can fly away. And yet it stays, sucking the sweet pollen you graciously offer. Once it has had its fill and filled you with need, it leaves for another. And the same goes for the other. Until we are all empty vessels looking for our feed. But we were never empty at first. Misery creates loss.

“Remember when we found misery
We watched her, watched her spread her wings
And slowly fly around our room
And she asked for your gentle mind”

Misery Is A Butterfly by Blonde Redhead


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December 12, 2008 at 10:01 pm

3 Responses

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  1. I like your thoughts.

    (There’s some kind of error in opening the audio file, but it doesn’t matter.)


    December 12, 2008 at 11:35 pm

  2. interesting


    December 13, 2008 at 2:59 pm

  3. good song and good post


    December 13, 2008 at 4:32 pm

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