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The coast is clear


The coast is clear,
but the simple man knows
that the earth is about to ripple
from the inside out
and become a gigantic heap
of rubble.
 
Might as well bask in the sun
warming his bones
while he can.
Nothing to gain by putting it off.
 
In the throes of ecstasy
he peels off his clothes,
gets down on his knees,
and gives thanks,
despite the tumult to come.

 

Poem © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
   
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Wonder

At Border Field State Park photo BorderFieldsSPbloom_zps49033ad5.jpg
Seaside flora at Border Field State Park, Southern California
 


one blossom—
dropping to my knees
in wonder

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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