dichotomy of desire

submitted by Brendon Zatirka who wrote this about it:
Standing at this point in Paris, looking down at the cityscape, I saw everything about me spread out--where I stood in the span of my life and what became of me. I had taken this trip on a veritable impulse to escape whatever forces were colluding against me at home. Looking out from this pinnacle I realized I was for once truly happy with myself.