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1/14/2013

Bride of Revolution

“She is beautiful, and her dress is marvelous!” Beautiful, extravagant, and congratulations are the words that I have been told all day long. I see all these people staring at me and at my white dress with the most joyous faces; I hear them saying that I am a beautiful bride. From the bottom of my heart I want to yell with all my forces “You have not seen me this morning when I woke up!” or “Thank the makeup lady and the stylist.” Instead, I keep smiling and realizing how the human mind is so narrowed that it perceives the most unimportant stuff. How come nobody complimented my eyes, my cheeks or the shape of my lips? Are people aware that what they see as beautiful is temporary and will be vanished someday? How many people in this planet know the definition of truth beauty? I know this is supposed to be my day and the only thing occupying my mind should be realizing how lucky I am to marry this handsome guy. Well, temporarily handsome guy because what if that girl in the black dress who is staring at us decides to take the knife and leave a scar in his beautiful face? Will that make him ugly? In the eyes of the others probably yes, but not to me because I truly love him. To me love is art because by enjoying the simplest details it brings truthful elation, and my husband is a piece of art. He is a beautiful creature; all his features will be my everlasting stunning memories. His brown eyes are the windows to his pure soul and when he looks at me my entire organism smiles. His lips are so pretty and when he kisses me the world shuts down. His hands are so masculine and when he holds me I feel like I belong to him. In my world he is truly beautiful because he fulfills my life. Above all, he nourishes my soul with love. My mind is being pleased by the band named Imagine and their songs are beautifying my wedding. Right now they are playing my favorite song called “Rebirth”. Everybody enjoys this song since it is very danceable and it creates festive atmosphere. My wedding guests are dancing and singing along with the band. “I shall sacrifice my brain tonight, so that my soul would feel the delight” are the lyrics that everyone seems to know by hard. Ironically, I feel like nobody even knows what this song is talking about. Simply, it is a catchy song that talks about some sort of delight. But, only if everybody would stop and listen closely to its’ melody and lyrics this song would have taken different dimensions. The melody is such that it only needs pure attention to activate ones’ imagination. When I listen to this beautiful song, I enjoy every single detail. It flourishes my imagination and takes me to a whole different reality where art is God, and all art pieces are his messengers. I am being asked to join the dance, but I cannot since a baby is growing inside my body and I am afraid of hurting him. This baby symbolizes a revolution of thought. A revolution where one will not spend time concentrated on perfecting the insignificant features such as appearance, but one will focus on perfecting the significant features that will only bring eternal joy. There is a three-year-old girl standing next to me and eating a chocolate. She is the only one outside the dance. Her dress is pink, and her eyes are dark blue.
“Why aren’t you dancing?” I asked.
“Because this chocolate is much more worthy than that dance,” she replied while she was eating the chocolate just as if it was a sandwich.
“Let me show you something,” I said and took the chocolate from her hands. I took a chocolate piece and gave it to her. “Don’t chew it,” I whispered: “leave it in your mouth until it melts.”
“But what’s the point,” she yelled: “it is the same chocolate, same taste…” Suddenly, her dark blue eyes became lighter, her face became livelier and she kept on smiling. “Wow, this chocolate has a taste that I never tried before. This is so cool. I will go and tell my sister,” she said: “and give me back my chocolate.”
I smiled to her innocence and to her desire to experience the new eternal joys. I just learned the first lesson I will be teaching to my baby. I will ask him to see beyond what is expected and search for endless delights because there is where the truth beauty stays. I wish the world was pregnant and the new baby world to become the place where people will stop striving to create the perfect beautiful everything. In other words, they will be free to be imperfect. This will then bring the striving to a whole new level – people will be liberated and encouraged to create eternal forms of perfection, for example art. Art is what stays forever, and it passes every human generation. It is what brings eternity and gives hints how to enjoy life. This is it; I am leaving this place. I am running through the crowd of people and they are not noticing me. I keep running to reach my world, the baby world. I want my child to be born in the world where rainbow is not just a seven colored semicircle, where a song is not just a mixture of musical instruments with some kind of lyrics, where chocolate is not eaten as a sandwich and where art is not taken for granted. I keep running for my baby to become aware of the truth beauty. I keep running to reach that destination…
Unfortunately, I am still sitting here in the bride’s bench and listening to the song “We were born to die.”…...

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