Living

“Tears and fears and feeling proud,
To say “I love you” right out loud
Dreams and schemes and circus crowds,
I’ve looked at life that way.

Oh but now old friends they’re acting strange,
They shake their heads, they say I’ve changed
Well something’s lost, but something’s gained
In living every day.

I’ve looked at life from both sides now
From win and lose and still somehow
It’s life’s illusions I recall
I really don’t know life at all”

-from Both Sides, Now by Joni Mitchell

Living

by Carmen H Gray

Energy never ceases

There is no beginning

There is no end

It is changing in perpetuum

Invisible to the primitive senses

Only we witness the results

Of its passages

Life and Death

And everything before

And within

And beyond

Supernatural transitions

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