A Note About Abandoned Teshawn and the Year Ahead
It’s a poor choice editorially for a writer to follow one heartbreak story with another--and I understand that--but kids in England with no beds and Teshawn’s fragile little existence came one-on-top-of-the-other, so what’s a guy to do? There’s a saying about trees falling in forests and, if no one’s there to hear them, do they really make a sound? I’ve always been kidded for my oversized ears.
The tree will make a sound, even if nobody hears it, simply because it could have been heard. We can define sound as our perception of air vibrations. Therefore, sound does not exist if we do not hear it. When a tree falls, the motion disturbs the air and sends off air waves.
Teshawn (no last name as yet) fell out of his mother’s arms like a tree in the forest on New Year’s Eve and heartbreak is part of the story. We are as addicted to stories of heartbreak as we are to those of bravery or courage in the face of imminent danger. Fortunately for Teshawn there was an ear to hear—or at least an eye …