healed by snow

a few inches of snow started filling the surroundings as i made my way through patches of sleet.  despite the piercing chill of the wind, i chose to spend time by myself and see what i could make out of the passing moment at this hour of the day.  the sky was gloomy due to snowfall, but i saw a stretch of light coming from the west.  the sunset still found its way throughout the misty draft, like colored ink profusely dispersing into the vast aqueous winter sky.  

feeling something moist inside my right hand, i took my glove off and realized that the healing wound on one of my extremities had started bleeding again.  the minor hemorrhage trickled all the way to the snow-covered earth, leaving lasting marks on the powdery surface.  its red watermark spread like watercolor on a thin sheet of paper, transfusing bright red marks into the icy draft. 

i stared at the scarlet mark on the ground, and like the mistakes of yesterday, these marks that came from within me will soon be covered by another icy patch, leaving nothing but enlightened scars in the depths of my past acquaintance.  i know that i would eventually move on and profit from all temporary defeats.  as i left the grounds, the snow stopped falling, and i took a picture of a lone tree standing in the middle of this peaceful glacial memory.  tomorrow the sun will bring our spirits back to life.


man, that was too serious.  to digress, i had tons of fun this weekend.  how’s that for the bright side?  and i’m looking forward to another great year of health, wealth, financial and spiritual prosperity this year.


to the couple who took the tickets, enjoy the show… 🙂

many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up -thomas edison


22 Comments on “healed by snow”

  1. vsgirl609 says:

    Wow…your entire entry put me in a thoughtful trance. Btw, I love your quote! Amen to that bro! Words of wisdom….no doubt. Happy lunar new years! Oink oink. Hehe.

  2. oooh snow pic looks awesome! i wish i was there and not in australia. gah!

  3. wanarace101 says:

    snowboarding! hahahahaha… your entries are always so deep, makes me ponder if i’ve been out of school for too long hahahahha….
    regarding your quote;  i’ve heard many many many variations / stories of the same thing.  then again, how does one know that he/she is not distant from goal? 
    anyhow, i’ll update when i think of something to update about ^___^

  4. Aznqt1 says:

    happy new year!

  5. decipherme1 says:

    is there a sequel to this mini novel?!?!?!

  6. KatZone says:

    Hmm, I wonder what “extremities” gave you that wound.  That photo can have so much meaning to it. Nice take.
    Happy New Year! Here’s to continued good health and happiness.

  7. Umnenga says:

    That is such a beautiful photo.  Its 33 degrees celsius here today.  A bit of snow would be good.

  8. Barbs says:

    i hate cold. practicing self-mutilation?

  9. glad you had fun! you need more of that!  =)

  10. Anonymous says:

    what if its not good stuff?

  11. Anonymous says:

    what if its not good stuff?

  12. you know too many “nams”??? haha well i know two of them…is that too many? haha

  13. decipherme1 says:

    haha.. well… resolutions are always motivating. but a sequel to this post would be great too. hint hint.

  14. Anonymous says:

    where is pho in va? deng it’s like everywhere…
    every 5 feet there is a pho place…
    let me guess, you have never been to nova…

  15. JennY71887 says:

    you’re quite insightful. 🙂 so did you once live in california? you shouldn’t take what you have for granted… sometimes i miss the snow! :o( take care =)

  16. Kestryl says:

    ryc: my entire xanga is salf-analysis. and rantage.

  17. that was a pretty deep entry… it’s rare that i find male bloggers who actually have something “real” to say. glad i landed here ❤

  18. spoondocs says:

    no sneaking in…i guess they didn’t notice the lil asian girl with the camera. actually, no, it was in cincinatti…can’t imagine that they get too many crazed skater fans – hence low security =)

  19. FreeSushi says:

    Looks like you’re well read. kudos…

  20. ryc: pulls joanne?

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