I wonder if, in the cold dark of the night before,
these Coprinellus disseminatus
had any idea of what life would look like
after their breakthrough moment.
I’m guessing not.
Life’s like that.
Does the caterpillar aspire to flight,
or the tadpole envisage legs?
Words: Christopher Malcolm Knauf. 2015.
Photo: Peter Bradley July 2014
Jesus smiled at me today, his radiant, beaming, toothless ‘thank you’, life’s extravagant gift. To me. Gracious unearned gift.
YESTERDAY I passed him by. Twice, that I recall. First outside Gloria Jean’s. It all happened in a blink. Continue reading “Jesus smiled at me today”
I can imagine then,
some time other than this;
I can think of there,
some place other than this;
I can be only now and here,
for life is now, here.
Life is this moment.
Christopher Malcolm Knauf 2013