Investing in space

We built the walls

But now we are learning

To embrace the space

The emptiness

The peaceful

Freedom from hurry

From thinking

From making plans

Just the quiet ecstasy

Of sitting inside

The Nothing

A cup of tea

The wind in the trees

Off the clock

Out of mind

Sitting with the Nothing

And letting it

E x p a n d

Until the Universe

Is filled to the brim

With Its sweetness

Its timelessness

Its impossible


Swallowing us up

So slowly

So gloriously

In Its loving


We wonder why

We ever consented

To be cornered

Into microscopic




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