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Enlightenment

A particle of dust 

gliding on wings of 

air relishing momentary 

life embedded  

in a single beam of 

a sun-ray, bathed in 

warmth only to die

the next moment,

soaking up all the 

light in that transient 

moment, enlightened 

knowing life is all in 

one moment! 

 

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19 thoughts

  1. Thanks Bill, life is in moments isn’t! All though we humans consider our selves evolved I feel other minuscule beings are more enlightened!

  2. Very well put.

    It reminds me of a quote from the great Alberta Blackfoot First Nations Chief Crowfoot,

    What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the winter cold. It is the little shadow which runs across the prairie grass and loses itself in the sunset.

    • Beautiful lines count, a flash of a firefly, breath of buffalo….little shadow which runs across the prairie grass…..

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