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Standing There

I was just standing there beside the Tumtum tree and stood awhile in thought. Feeling like a dancer - wisping, waltzing, wandering. Arms akimbo, then widespread turning to the tune of my own voice's mellifluous music, floating on life's lonely stage. Thinking the thoughts of the inner me, the universe and all it can be. Then to dance with the wee deaths, the trying troubles to rearrange only to have sudden joy in impermanence and change. Once finding illusive certainty revelling in it, savoring of it. The trite things one thinks of while just standing there, doing nothing at all, soulful sighs. Fluttered flicks of awakening.

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Date: 9/6/2020 3:45:00 PM
Hi Greg. I like your musings, translated succinctly here. 'impermanence and change' in particular is wonderful reality some don't manage to embrace. Good on you for summoning the power to turn your 'flown away' moment into a wise write.
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Greg Gaul
Date: 9/6/2020 6:23:00 PM
Signed, thank you ever so for your visit. Your keen observation belies a strong poetic sensibility. Your encouragement is most appreciated.