it is late and i am wired…the sky seems to boil with light and energy…clouds morphing from shape to shape—seemingly instantaneously…this condition of mine can be so elemental—tidal waves of potent shifting moods commandeering my mind…sun-moon-stars-storms—all demanding introspection and proffering insight…i know i need stability-but so desperately crave the manic and hypomanic extremes that offer such tantalizing heightened sensations…to love is elemental…to cry is elemental…but to be hypnotized by the elements is to come as close as we mortals can to the cosmically divine