My Loneliness on The Shore

‘Language… has created the word “loneliness” to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word “solitude” to express the glory of being alone. ‘
Paul Tillich

Hi dear readers!

Today, I want to feel Murakami effect on myself… Loneliness, which Tillich has defined above, leads me into such a way… Some times in my life loneliness is not a pain.I feel to be more in confort when I am lonely.   I escape from my friends, from my family from everything which breaks up my loneliness. To find myself on a shore and nobody around… Hey listen to Murakami. He defines my stuation better than me…:

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“Sometimes fate is like a small sandstorm that keeps changing directions. You change direction but the sandstorm chases you. You turn again, but the storm adjusts. Over and over you play this out, like some ominous dance with death just before dawn. Why? Because this storm isn’t something that blew in from far away, something that has nothing to do with you. This storm is you. Something inside of you. So all you can do is give in to it, step right inside the storm, closing your eyes and plugging up your ears so the sand doesn’t get in, and walk through it, step by step. There’s no sun there, no moon, no direction, no sense of time. Just fine white sand swirling up into the sky like pulverized bones. That’s the kind of sandstorm you need to imagine.

An you really will have to make it through that violent, metaphysical, symbolic storm. No matter how metaphysical or symbolic it might be, make no mistake about it: it will cut through flesh like a thousand razor blades. People will bleed there, and you will bleed too. Hot, red blood. You’ll catch that blood in your hands, your own blood and the blood of others.

And once the storm is over you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, in fact, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.”
― Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

About Alîbeg Shaqaqi
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2 Responses to My Loneliness on The Shore

  1. japalian says:

    Murakami….my favourite author of all time. And I would have to say Kafka on the Shore is one of my favourite books!

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