Friday, 15 February 2013

Single on St Valentines

I am always single on St Valentines Day.  Usually I catch a movie at home (usually NOT Before Sunset because Celine's breakdown is a little too raw when I'm reflective).  This year I watched Les Miserables surrounded by couples and enjoyed a good uplifting cry as the last couple of songs washed over me with their melancholic beauty.  So much for dignified defiant singledom.  This year I let it upset me that I was single, alone "on my own".

Anyway I came home and came across something I bookmarked a while back which reminded me that I am single and difficult to love and eccentric but I am me and happy to be me. This inspiring poem and beautiful vimeo video says it far more eloquently than me:

(here is the interview with the poet -

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