Marian hosts us today at Real Toads with a cool video but a deeply sad story that lives alongside it.
Friends! Am sharing this newly-released video for Christina Grimmie, a young and vibrant singer-songwriter, gamer, and YouTuber who unfortunately was murdered last year after one of her concerts. I was thinking about the idea of invisibility and came across this lovely tribute to a talented woman who had a fondness for gaming and anime.
For Day 14, let’s muse on invisibility. What does it feel like to be invisible? Who or what is invisible? Would invisibility be a cool superpower or what? Or, feel free to explore the links I’m providing for Christina Grimmie and be inspired by her work or life.
it begins as a search (for something ) some thing any thing to fill up this void that is no thing (this name less form less ) invisibility this unfeeling place beyond ( beyond even thought) vast and echoing in the emptiness it seems to growl quietly and consistently a reflex (in the gut ) invisible feel me (feel me feel) so i search for the ecstatic in spirit or in that uplifted smoke at the holy alter of me in unwashed bed sheets i come looking and still i cannot find that the nature of this w(hole ) is in vis i ble i have no memory of the pain endured just deep-smudged mascara in my pores those dark days remain dark invisible trains (that in the night smashed my dreamt -visible into oblivion ) afford nothing no longer calling at this station they are always just a whisper of wind away invisible and ridden in the belly of that seeming growl by fear himself whose laughter screeches reminding me that i run from some thing i cannot even see (can deep evil beget love ) invisible am i consigned to being pure (torn soul in) visible or can i (try) and (embrace this invisible )