Statements, clothes and façades stripped away, who are you?
Do you know?
Can anyone else know – or at least take a peek?
What do you believe, and why do you believe it?
What do you feel, and why do you feel it?
What do you hate, and why do you hate it?
What do you love, and why do you love it?
What are you hiding?
Strip away your clothes, I’ll see you. Everyone will.
Now strip your words away – will that reveal your naked point of view?
Should I (or anyone) see your true point of view? Or just ‘what you want seen’?
Can I know it?
Need you know mine?
How we go along, get along and get to know one another is curious business – I profess no academic talent or schooling for this, but I enjoy it so much. Not so much poking or prodding, but more in the form of experimenting to see what people say or do in response to questions or statements designed in fun (sometimes complete absurdity) or deeply intellectual – trick being the expression and tone, so the other party must guess if you are serious, goofing around, or if you need to be hauled off to the looney bin.
We learn so much from the bathroom mirror, the rear view mirror and crystal balls – just imagine what we can learn from asking simple questions?
For advanced experimentation:
Who do you love, and why?
Maybe that’s another experiment, best saved for another day.
written / published from Calgary, AB
morning walk with Gusta: 16C/61F getting hot/humid already, another sunny start with a stormy afternoon prediction; Gusta lagged along as I sprinted a little – more life in my step this morning (and I’m pondering why) as our foray outside is brief because I have a hunker-down to some work kinda day shaping up.