‘Relief’ and ‘Release’

‘Relief’ and ‘Release’ are two different realities altogether.
‘Relief’ is the quelling of tension, its dissipation.
‘Release’ is sending tension somewhere, and possesses the potential of directing it.
Ie., releasing an arrow.
Which reminds me of a poem I wrote a very while back, ‘enantiodromia‘.
“In tension, creation,
In tension, creation…”

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