“And the day came
when the risk it took
to remain tight inside the bud
was more painful
than the risk it took
Couldn’t you just climb inside this quote and sit on it for hours?
Great quotes are paradoxical: profound yet basic.
Since this quote says it so well, I won’t kill it by adding to it.
But here’s what I asked myself after reading it:
If I wasn’t so chicken of the risk required,
where could I really be blossoming?