The Butterfly Effect’s theme this week is “things forgotten”. And I’ll tell you why I chose Coraline to represent this theme. . . . Apart from the obvious fact that I “forgot” to read books.
I have periods of time when I would read book after book after book. But lately . . . I have several books unfinished but I just cannot fall back into reading so they are left forgotten. Hopefully not for long. :)
Coraline represents adventure. She reminds me of my childhood when all we needed to do was to go outside and meet some friends and adventures would happen. We’d find the silliest things to do and everything was so exciting. Our imagination was limitless.
As I get older it gets tougher and tougher for me to get carried away by imagination. It’s like that part of my brain is blocked. I remember so many times where my mind was blank when I had to use my imagination. It’s like I’ve forgotten how to dream up a fairyland.
Have you ever read a book and wondered how the f**k did a person come up with that? I have so many times. It’s like those people are living in a different world. But they don’t. They just didn’t forget how it's like to imagine like a kid.
Now, don’t get me wrong. From time to time I can come up with a decent story. I attribute it to challenges and all my lovely stalkers that force me to come up with something interesting.:)
But more times then not, I talk myself down from getting too carried away with my imagination. I wish I'd remember more often to think like a kid again.
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