16. vienna

The River

My river’s overflowing now. It’s breaking levies. It’s flooding all the basements of the neighbourhood. Life is good. Das Leben ist schön. My heart aches a little while thinking of the staggering beauty of this world—the grace of perfect strangers, the hospitality of old friends and new and the quiet tenderness of a new lover. Hitch-hiking and couchsurfing has reaffirmed my hope in humanity. We are all good; we just need an opportunity to let it shine. So, let it shine. Continue Reading →