On putting Hope to rest

The experience of heartbreak puts a person in opposition to their dream, in which they must unwillingly do battle with the Hope of their dream, to somehow bury or otherwise extinguish it. This is akin to murder, as Hope wants nothing more than to live, and Hope will live until it is made to expire, but it won’t go quietly — Hope struggles, hope beyond hope, that it might somehow continue. It is being starved to death of every resource and so it will grab onto every hint or far-fetched suggestion of what might be possible, for nourishment. And because it is resilient, Hope finds what it needs to live, and lives. . . . → Continue reading: On putting Hope to rest