This I Do Not Believe

Lea - Nemo, Texas
Entered on January 15, 2009

I Do Not Believe:

that my love is ever untrue.

that I am a prophet for anyone but myself.

that I am insane.

that my world is not real.

that I am too smart for my own good.

that I am lost.

that there is a cure for my loneliness.

that writing is a waste of my time.

that all artistic expression is ultimately selfish.

that friendship is indestructible.

that home is a physical place.

that others know me better than I know myself.

that belief in G-d is outdated.

that one belief system is better than another.

that faith is easy to obtain.

that one can separate oneself from family.

that negative consequences have no value.

that exuberance is a sign of mental illness.

that suffering can be avoided.

that Time is a dimension.

that my mind is untrustworthy.

And, therefore: