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Mar. 19, 2008 (Day 53)

Transmute: to change from one nature, form, substance, or state into another


Sometimes I wish my feminine heart were made of firmer fiber. Not so resilient it became impervious to everything, knocked about but coming through without a scratch. Without experience. Without feeling.

Nothing cold and hard as steel, no. Nothing so fragile as aluminum. Copper would be fitting, lightly and easily dinged but just as easily tamped back into shape. Burnished with age, only growing more intriguing and beautiful with tarnish.

But, I confess, I like that my heart is so easily ignited by small passions. I don't know that I would trade it for something hard to bring aflame.

I was going to take a picture of a budding flower today, but it was raining. And my mind came up with this instead.

...yeah.

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