Cold Comfort

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Wisp of Smoke

―“I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.”
― Henry David Thoreau, Walden

I rarely feel the pull of connecting to people in a social setting. I’ve always felt at ease, lost in my thoughts, pondering deep subjects or trivial ones. I enjoy the quiet, I thrive in it. Hour upon hour I can be engrossed in a novel or I can immerse myself in music and drift away. When the stillness of solitude envelopes me, I feel serene, I feel comfortable. My favorite time of day is early in the morning, while the world sleeps, when the silence sings to me, a harmony that soothes my soul.

“I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone.”
― Rainer Maria Rilke

Another tenet of solitude that could be at the root of my anti-social proclivities, people bore me. This is more of…

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