[The following drops of wonder were kindly shared with us by Happy Cow's good friend Simon Drew. When he is not busy vacuously vacuuming vacuums, Simon can be found pondering the word 'coagulent', amazing Grace, fighting for his right to party and running the online groups English Stuff and International Monthly Hatstand Day. If you are feeling upthrusting, why not leave a comment at the bottom of this page. You can sign in to the comments widget using your Facebook or Google accounts, or just leave a message without signing in. Or if you are utterly at a loss for words, just click on the 'Like' button instead. Enjoy!]
Unridden bikes lying on the front lawn
the spaces invaded by upthrusting grass
so many dimensions in the spokes
that the ants have been gathering them for eons
it is bleeding at the edges
the mouth hit
and filled with clay
forever forgetting it is yesterday
a dawn inside the letter box
and dusk in the morning walk
the ash trays filled with golden trumpets
blowing out and in.
"In nature nothing is at standstill, everything pulsates, appears and disappears. Heart, breath, digestion, sleep and waking - birth and death - everything comes and goes in waves. Rhythm, periodicity, harmonious alternation of extremes is the rule. No use rebelling against the very pattern of life." Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
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