averageness, commonness, commonplaceness, normality

Love or Loneliness

A couple of weeks ago, a song from Math and Physics Club’s new record caught my eye. This band called out a lot of my issues with it’s title alone: Love or Loneliness. Made me think up to this day if my romantic decisions were triggered by love or loneliness.

If you know me personally, you’ll observe (if I hadn’t told you yet) that I’m a bit of a loner. I just like doing some things alone. Watch movies and TV shows, go to gigs and shows, I even live by myself (my roommate and I have little in common). I like eating alone and taking a long walk afterwards while sporting my iPod, Karla. Really, everything that a loner’s supposed to do.
But sometimes, one can’t help but yearn for human friction, attention, and affection. So I go out with my friends at least once a week, acquire lunch buddies in the office, or maybe go on a date sometimes. However, I still can’t help but feel really different, so I end up being alone again.
I think I’ve lost my train of thought there. What I’m trying to say is, I looked back on all my failed relationships and think about why I even started them. Was it love or was it loneliness?
Anyway, if I ever happen upon real love. I wish to read this poem (taken from one of the Harold and Kumar movies) to her:
The Square Root of Three
by David Feindberg

I’m sure that I will always be

A lonely number like root three

The three is all that’s good and right,

Why must my three keep out of sight

Beneath the vicious square root sign,

I wish instead I were a nine

For nine could thwart this evil trick,

with just some quick arithmetic

I know I’ll never see the sun, as 1.7321

Such is my reality, a sad irrationality

When hark! What is this I see,

Another square root of a three

As quietly co-waltzing by,

Together now we multiply

To form a number we prefer,

Rejoicing as an integer

We break free from our mortal bonds

With the wave of magic wands

Our square root signs become unglued

Your love for me has been renewed

Filed under: about me, infatuation, music

3 Responses

  1. i love the poem. panakaw!hihi 😀 oh and love and loneliness is my fav song from math and physics!

  2. Lexie Cerezo says:

    I like doing things alone too haha I dunno it just seems more fun or I enjoy it more that way

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