And The Flow of Life
The Vertigo of Change
Suspended in the moment, I think “what is happening?” My emotions seem so intense, yet my balance with life so far removed from what it should be.
There is a feeling of dizziness and beneath that is this amazing rebirth I feel emerging inside me; basic, elemental and needed.
The coordinated dizziness, internal sensations of MY awakening while technology races on. I am swept up in a matrix of life’s design. I marvel from one heartbeat to the next at who I am and what I will be.
If I can just find my balance, the future is waiting for me.
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62 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers – The Vertigo of Change”
Yeah, my future is waiting for me 🙂
Yes it is Yoshiko, right around the corner, my friend! 🙂
Loved your story, a lesson in balance and grounding.
Thank you Dee. 🙂
As elegant as always, and an awakening of the soul.
Hard to think of you being unbalanced!
Thank you, very much. Don’t I wish! 🙂
AnElephantCant joke about something like this!
But he never forgets, remember!
Neither do I! xoxo
Deep. Is “existential” a word I’m looking for?
Wow, thank you Patrick! A great word, thank you for the nice compliment!
Holy CRAP! In just 101 words, you summed up the totality of my existence right now! (thanks for leaving out the bit about the depression though.) =)
Hang in there Troy, keep thinking creative! That “depressing part” passes too (although sometimes not as quickly as one would wish, sigh!) 🙂
Because whatever doesn’t kill us, just makes us look like gothic club kids moping about, right?
ha,ha, yes exactly! 🙂
You’ve just described a slice of my reality. Love the last line in particular. If we don’t change and grow we stagnate and die. Well done.
Thank you Rochelle, have an excellent weekend!
The feeling of really waking up to life.
Thanks Scott, I love the originality of your story this week, just great! 🙂
I think everyone has a day like this occasionally. Perhaps more if dealing with some medical issues. Very good Penny.
Thank you Joe, a good point indeed!
Balance and brakes
Nice reflective piece Penny
You catch the nuances, I love it! Thank you, very much!
A philosophical yarn; always welcomed.
:), thank you!
Balance; it’s what we all strive for.
We do, you are right! 🙂
great take on the prompt Penny 🙂
Thank you most sincerely! 🙂
Great philosophical take on the prompt. 🙂
Thank you Celestine, hope all is well with you and your family my friend! 🙂 xx
the descriptions are perfect. i’d feel like this from time to time. you managed to capture those feelings and pack them up into this one special piece.
Thank you kz, I believe people who spend a fair amount of time being creative (artists,writers,musicians etc.) do tend to go through this periodically!
A great write, this felt powerful to me as the depth of changes someone can go through. Rebirth, marveling over “what I will be.” Those are fantastic.
Thank you for your kind words. I appreciate them very much!
This had the feeling of someone regaining consciousness after a long period of … I don’t know what. Well done.
Thank you Sandra! 🙂
Hopefully balance will be found in the end, for a long time!
Thank you, I believe it will Gabriella, for all of us!
Wow Penny! Your took us on a bus ride to get in touch with our inner spirit! Beautiful take on this prompt.
Thank you for such a lovely compliment! Brought a smile to my face!
As someone who experiences vertigo – and equilibrium loss (and loved getting dizzy as a kid in a fun way) – this was very near to my heart…. if I can just find my balance – yes!! Love x RL
Hello Robyn. For me (as a child, and less as an adult) it was extreme motion sickness). One must wonder about all the various connections up there in our brain that creates both the physical and the mental things that happen to us! Balance indeed! You’re maintaining of balance (in life) is amazing to me, my very dearest friend! Much love to you, xo
Oh – I recognize this feeling…
xx 🙂 🙂 xx
Yeah, a pretty familiar one RoSy, right now, isn’t it! 🙂 xo
You grabbed a lot there. SO many emotions, SO little time. Thanks for this, Penny!
Thanks. You are very welcome Kent!
Well done, Penny! Balance can be so difficult to find in so many areas.
Thank you janet. So true!
Beautiful piece Penny. It is all about balance isn’t it.
Yes I think your right, sigh!
Sorry … I meant to say … thank you – you have given me an idea
Thank you Alastair, glad to hear I’ve given you an idea, my friend! 🙂
That’s awesome and thank you Penny
Thank you Alastair! xx
Nice post, penny. I am sure, you can balance things the way you want. 🙂
Hello Arindam, thank you my friend. Some days are very balanced and others, not so, but it is the challenges of those days that present opportunities for improving the balance in my life! 🙂 xx
I can really relate to this Penny. I often feel this same way! 😀
I don’t think it’s a bad thing for us though, Linda, Just a different kind of thing! Huge creative growth spurt, perhaps! lol! 🙂
You’re right. It’s definitely all good — almost a rebirth in a way. 😀
Yes it is Linda! 🙂