accidental wisdom

I’ve had an evening (wise or not) that I’ll be revisiting for some time, I suspect, and sitting here now this piece came to mind. It wasn’t written for this moment, or even this kind of moment, but there’s a truth to it that I find comforting just now.

how many people
he said
that we see every day
walking down the street
doing their shopping
are just trying to hold it together
because most people
he said
i reckon are trying
to get over one thing or other

10.april 2006
[quoting mark caswell]