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Obscure Sorrows

Have you ever been so tired that just the very weight of you tires you and pulls you down and insists that you rest? Have you ever felt that tired? But even being that tired you feel something obscure yet forceful that won't let you sleep too deeply. A thought came to mind this past month a couple of words I have deliberated on over and over. Obscure Sorrows! Just a couple of words when you first look at them but they hold great weight to everyone that contemplates them for any length of time. I found a definition that framed the way I saw the words from some guy named John Koenig. Here is what he wrote for a definition of the words on Tumbler: 

Obscure Sorrows
n. a recurring thought that only seems to strike you late at night—an overdue task, a nagging guilt, a looming and shapeless future—that circles high overhead during the day, that pecks at the back of your mind while you try to sleep, that you can successfully ignore for weeks, only to feel its presence hovering outside the …