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*this* John W. Hays' take on things and experiences

My Being

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I stood alone
among the trees on the hill
just outside the house
in the cold
for a moment
to look and listen
the great outdoors never disappoints
there is no fight for recognition
things just are
smoky wafts of breath rise with every exhale
resounding quiet slowly begins to yield tiny sounds
a titmouse
finch or sparrow
pecking the skin
of a nearby tree
a squirrel
moves in fits and starts
along a route
obviously used many times before
a breeze
rolls a crispy brown leaf
across the top crust of old snow
my being here
on a winter Sunday
has little influence on these woods
yet the land
the trees
and breeze
imbue a universe of energies
that inspire
my being




Written by johnwhays

December 30, 2018 at 8:15 am

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