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Logic Can Break Your Heart

If there was a way
to know the outcome
beforehand, I wouldn’t
choose to know it. 

Sun, May 19, 2019 | Model info | Footnotes

This is PJ as part III of the live Skin on Sundays physiopoetry show in Busan, South Korea on May 4, 2019. Do people really need to "figure out" what they are doing with their lives, or should we just keep living them, accepting little victories as we go along. Of course that also means accepting some failures, some losses, some brokenness (the kind that comes with living loosely and freely). We make it up as we go along, do we keep doing that forever until we die? I don't have the answers to any of this. I'm also not sure if they're needed.

PJ told me he's good with his hands but better with his brain. He told me he can pull himself out from a hole with his own hands and logic. He told me that he knows logic can break your heart, and that's where the title of his poem came from. Those things seem like they're enough to build with, build a world of your own, one that is kind and thoughtful and strange. PJ is a writer, a traveller, a dreamer, a believer in the magic of the ordinary and extraordinary alike, a lover of thunderstorms. When we chatted, I related so much to his perpetual questioning of the universe, searching for method in the madness, trying to be ok without it. What about you? Are you ok without it? 

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