Lighting a darkness that darkens what’s not lit.

who cuts who first,
does dark pierce light
or is it that light
penetrates dark?
i can only assume
it depends upon the situation.
basely basking in the brilliance,
darkness marks prominence.
where as wallowing within the darkness,
such luster lividly lacerates.
contemplation reveals a subjective relativity.
i think both fairly deluge sensation
unable of compromise, regardless
of particular situation.
i must accept both dark and light
as being opposing perfunctory equivalents.
speaking contradiction, each lend
to one anothers being.

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Personally speaking objectively

insulated ignorance
blanketing misconceptions,
making what is
into what might be.
possibility unknown of certainty,
could be this,
that that is not.
an ideal personally subjected
to personal objectivity.
wait, that doesn’t make sense.
impartial review cannot
count upon experience.
facts dictate facts that
individuation particularizes.
the minority speaks to
unheard majority volumes.
is life lived less
than life objectified?

Sloan rocks Canada Day, courtesies dismissed

Happy Canada day fellow Canadians. I went downtown to watch Sloan, for free, which was great. I was surprised that my city had a better band playing music than that at parliament hill.

Anyways, the atmosphere was lively. People seemed to be enjoying themselves. My experience was slightly soured by the inconsiderateness of some of the people. For example, to hold the door open for someone, when you really don’t have to, and they walk by without any sort of acknowledgement. Surely I’m thankful when someone does something for me that they don’t have to, so why don’t others display the same appreciation? I told him he was welcome, but he obviously didn’t care. I guess we live together but for ourselves?

Another incident was when an impatient lady was standing so close to me in line at a convenience store, that when it was my turn to pay she just jumped in front of me. Apparently, her time is more valuable than mine? I can be selfish, but there’s some sort of unwritten societal norms we’ve created, that others feel above.

Yes, we are all different. We have a variation of: tolerances, understanding, knowledge, but to act as if others do not warrant any sort of decency, regardless of your opinion or their actions, shows a disregard to your fellow beings.

Maybe I’m making a big deal about nothing? Maybe we need examples of people like that to show us what not to become, so that we can set a better example for others. With those minor issues aside, Sloan put on a kick ass show, as usual, and all I had to do was use a bus ticket. I’d be up for more concerts that cost a bus ticket.