Rooforisms Excess of Being For FaFa Classifieds: Aphorisms in search of their author. I speak in major keys with others while keeping the minor to myself. Shhh... I'm cataloguing silences. Just remember — anything with string attached sooner or later will make sound. Cello bled through my dreams: I woke up knee deep in music. Practicing is the art of listening. I'm replaying my pause on a loop. Donkey notes (My notes misbehave) There are two types of composers: composing composers and decomposing composers. My notes misbehave I do not have performance anxiety — I have non-performance anxiety. Melody Classical musicians are vultures: they feed on the dead. This is your solo. Don't tiptoe around it. If you have a flaw — make it part of your legacy. Possession of a bird doesn't guarantee possession of a song. I prefer writing to practicing piano. Writing can be done in bed. Don't talk to me about my music! Invisibility leaves traces. Long faces grow longer reading long phrases. His thoughts were so deep — the reader drowned. An aphorism stands with the indifferent posture of aristocratic authority while secretly seeking democratic adulation. Marginals on writing, readership and art Writing about ghosts doesn't turn you into Shakespeare. Dozing from an overdose of aphorisms. Danger! Unleashed aphorisms It's easier to cut than to edit. Off with her head! It's not fully yours until you have shortened it. When words are few, each finds its place. It's easy to get lost in a crowd. I left my punctuation in the second glass of wine Abyss Note: my best thought just evaporated. On writing: To come up with one great sentence one needs to serve a life sentence. Exclamation clock (I can't take it anymore, but it can take more of me) Prison happens. Poetry happens. Balloons (Coda) Only death is final, but even that is questionable. I am what's left after you have subtracted everything else. Being above If you have been falling for a long time — keep on falling. At some point it will be perceived as flying. If you are a born warrior, the sooner you die, the less harm you will inflict. I can't take it anymore; but it can take more of me. I don't side with myself. You can only master something by loving it. All fears are imaginary, even the real ones. I am the sole survivor of my bad temper. Me, Myself and the Other went for a long walk but returned too soon and not talking to each other. If you are a big ship, stay away from shallow waters. Many men accomplish their dream of building a home, but very few succeed at living in it. There is always enough room for more errors. I am not a grownup — I am just overgrown. I am not getting old — I am getting extinct. If you can't hear ghosts, it doesn't mean they don't talk to you. Don't argue with idiots — they will outsmart you. Procrastination increases the gravitational pull. Water holds reflections of those who are drinking it. "Who do you think you are?" I asked Myself angrily. The Other just chuckled. I do not know how to subtract, but I can add negative numbers. The Question Exclamation mark! A false sense of security is still better than no security. It's all too much to bear! (especially that which is too little) I am not autistic — I'm artistic. Both conditions spring from incurable excess of being. Life is a curable illness. Staying still is the best option when everything is spinning. Despair: when this is over, you won't even remember. The present moment last between two heartbeats, yet contains a lifetime. Fragile Solitudes on wings and vanishing maps of memories My dog had a nightmare. I woke him up gently with a lie: "It's all right, I will never leave you alone." Shattered future: I'm looking through the rubble searching for broken pieces of future memories. You are as old as the skeptic within you. I stepped aside. My life kept on going without noticing my absence. The rope My cat is purring next to me as if giving a lecture-demonstration on the benefits of perfect contentment. The heron was so white — I averted my eyes to avoid staining it by looking. Rivers don't stop to glance behind. Findings on life and other illusions. Accidentals (on relationships and other misunderstandings) It's not what we talk about. It's what we don't talk about that defines our relationship. Let's renegotiate our differences! We notice very little how little we notice. Flying is easy enough. It's when I have to crawl that the bleeding starts. I miss myself, but the feeling is not mutual. He was so much in Love — he never noticed the object of his infatuation. Gay men are much better than straight men. They are more stylish, more creative, better friends, better listeners... Too bad they are gay. Love is all you need, but it is not enough. Do you want to trade our inconsistencies? SHE | HE Eterniday on angels, demons and wannabees The mountain | He made it! If you believe in the power of magic — you have magical powers. No Thanksgiving, please!!! Blind devotion Childhood is an island outside of time. Wish I had never moved to the mainland. Every day a new Icarus kills himself. I don't need a rabbit to fall into a deep hole. Homo sapiens? Never met one. Looking at a broken washing machine — I was only cleaning my chakras... Life is what one gets used to. My life is an imitation of my dreams. The difference is my dreams are more real. The body doesn't lie — it just doesn't know the truth. Sometimes being broken results in becoming whole. Unexplainable doesn't mean imaginary. If I run out of time — I shall just quantum jump. Hoop-la, ooh-la-la, oy vey! You don't need to travel far to run away from yourself. I wished on a falling star for a graceful falling. In order to understand the circle, you need to break free from the square. Can you repeat who you are? My reader? Sorry, I conjured you by mistake! How do you know you have only one shadow? Trouble clef 88 Keys for Silent Piano Alto clef | Bass clef Introducing the Orchestra and Its Counties Musings (on music, muses and misgivings) Mr. Artist Exit and Entrance are the same P.S. Don't forget your wings! Phoenix Girl What can be better than an aphorism? It's absence.