Repost: Dear Brad Pitt

Dear Brad Pitt...
Posted by D. at 5:37 AM
Dear Brad Pitt,

I just woke up from the strangest dream about you. Don't worry, I think this might be the first one.

I was walking through an airport, the same one that's always in my dreams, it looks a bit like Dulles, a bit like Newark and a lot like San Francisco. You came up to me and stuck out your elbow and we walked together, arm in arm, through the airport just talking. Like the best of friends. I was surprised to see you there, especially since you were alone, although apparently your daughter was in the bathroom (in the dream you only had 2 daughters, and she was the youngest). We walked and talked.

You were going to a bunch of different places, but the two I remember after waking up were Panama City and Bolivia. Some kind of humanitarian thing.

After we said goodbye, I realized that this was normal for you. You never seem to age. Something about you is eternally boy-ish. But your eyes speak different stories. You have the eyes of someone who has seen more than he wants to, more than he should. I realized something in the dream, and upon waking I knew it was true: I never see you smile anymore. At least not unless you're acting. You walk the red carpet with your beautiful partner and I never see you smile.

I can tell you're getting tired of the indulgence, tired of the superficiality, tired of people making assumptions about you.

I know you will never read this. Why would you? But I wanted to put it out there that I'm praying for you. For all of Hollywood, but you specifically.

I don't know why, but I feel compelled to.

I wish you luck, I wish you joy, and I pray God the Father of us all brings you comfort and a relationship with Him.

Good luck,

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