Guest post today by ReachingTheSun.
He said, “You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t happen often to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get lose in the joints and very shabby. But these things don’t matter at all, because once you are Real you can’t be ugly, except to people who don’t understand.” The Velveteen Rabbit.
I did not become what I thought I would become.
No, I didn’t.
I did not become rich and have never been on a shopping spree by my definition.
I have not finished my PhD, nor attempted starting one.
I did not become a famous musician or singer.
I have not become the carefree mother of many children.
I did not become a well…
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