"The Train Has Left," said NicoleX Moonwall in this video. When she sent out this video link to the MaMachinima group today, it brought back memories.
I associate some places with certain people. I associate AM Radio's "Far and Away" with the first Young Monk. I had gotten too emotionally involved; he didn't want a relationship. So, almost a year ago, we said our final goodbyes.
Today, I was reminiscing and looked up his profile to see what I had written on it. It's no longer in Search; he had deleted the account.
Soon, the wheat fields too would be gone.
Maybe that's a good thing. When all traces of the affair are wiped out, maybe my mind would question if it really happened.
On the other hand, it was just all in my mind anyway.
Some say that the only thing that's real in the universe is our experience of it. The transience of a virtual world painfully makes it even more obvious.
Non-attachment is a very difficult lesson to learn.