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Keira Knightley :: Lost Stars

Posted: September 26, 2014 in Songs

Keira Knightley (from Begin Again) :: Lost Stars
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It’s interesting to open up to someone about a potentially impossible dream. Their reaction tells you so much. Indifference? Disbelief? Sometimes they change the subject. Some just smile and nod. Very few encourage. Even fewer actually get inspired enough to help.

Please don’t see just a girl caught up in dreams and fantasies.
Please see me reaching out for someone I can’t see.

Quite possibly the worst reaction is to be laughed at or humored. One is the ultimate confidence-killer. The other just makes things confusing. This is the time when you have to take ownership of that dream and stay true to yourself regardless of outside influence. Of course, there will always be logistics involved. But that’s the trick of success. Balancing your dream with the reality of achieving it.

Take my hand, let’s see where we wake up tomorrow.
Best laid plans; sometimes are just a one night stand.

I’m lucky in that there was a voice loud enough to wake me up to the fact that I had a dream in the first place. I’d long buried it as unachievable, to the point where I’d completely lost sight of the fact. It started with a compliment, from me to her. That I admired her for living my dream life if it had been possible.

She simply asked, “Why isn’t it?”

I blinked back a million reasons, a million excuses and finally realized… “Why indeed?” (more…)