Let’s discover the whisper in the haystack of chaos.
Let’s wise up our words ‘till they smell like freshly sharpened pencils.
Let’s remove the exit lights from our eyes. Shred all worries, make them confetti for our anti-anxiety parades.
Let’s figure out how to fold this mess of a life into stunning origami.
Help our darkest feelings escape house arrest; live bright lives beyond walls that confine us.
Let’s imagine our lips are punctuation marks on permanent vacation so life becomes one long run-on sentence of kisses.
Let’s paint complex maps of New York City streets across our foreheads then dare one another to find their way sweetly across our faces.
Let’s begin the journey of a thousand miles with a smile.
Let’s plant trees in all the places we never met.