HELP! There’s a Meteor in My Garden.
I watched a dandelion yesterday as I sat in the garden, all its small fluffy seeds floated away in the wind.
I watched it until I could see it no more. Such a simple act induced a feeling of calm, of wonder, and my inner child was content. Wondering where each of those small seeds might fly to, would they land on the windshield of a car? Perhaps they may drift onto the hand of an elderly man out for his morning sun? They may get sniffed up my nose so quickly I sneeze and put so much pressure on my lower intestine I fart…God only knows…
The uncertainty is real. There are many things in life we have no control over. including flaming meteors smashing down into my back garden…
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A feast for the mind…
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Deep huh? Hey don’t analyse mine, check out your own muscles, those suckers are there, along with a peacepipe and a marching band.