It's the soul inside of Guts himself that we all knew was there, but
only Susumu Hirasawa was able to show us. Hirasawa did the one thing
Guts couldn't do. He found the inner peace inside of Guts that the
events of the Eclipse and Guts' shitty life in Midland has stolen from
him. Frankly, it's no wonder this song is powerful.
If a bee doesn't hover on my tea, something is wrong with it.
If my tea isn't sweet, the bee won't take a single chance with it.
So I end up asking for two glasses, one for me and one for the bees.
Then I remember why I wanted bees drinking from my glass in the first place.
My gawd I got too drunk on tea.
...Because in the middle of Ebola, you can't touch anyone. It puts a physical distance between you and the world that no words can bridge. And you feel that distance in your body, you feel it like you feel the smacking against a fat wooden poll pushing you away from the world. I had never understood that it was qualitavetly different to say to someone "a pleasure to meet you" while you're holding on to a stranger. I had never appreciated just how much groundwork was laid in the way I extend my hand, the strength in the length of a handshake. Touch transforms everything and without I had also lost a skill.