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melancholy

There can be sobriety brought on by melancholy which may be useful to us. We will be on our own driving home and some thoughts will strike and reveal the inner workings of darker aspects of our lives. We are suddenly immersed in a funk and reliving a scene like a movie.

These moments come when we are alone and often primed by some external prompt which has just opened a doorway to something we thought was closed. There is no understanding ourselves sometimes and perhaps, if we are fortunate, some insight will come tomorrow after we have languished for a while in a bath of self pity.

No matter how old and experienced we get, there is no avoiding some aspects of our humanity.


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