Listen to what they say when the wind moves,

the trees, taller than houses,

and the swamp grasses, taller than men:


Life thrives for this instant;

people dizzy themselves with words,

as the insects buzz;


sticky life flows through your veins,

as it does through ours;


dry death and decay

lie beneath new green stems;


we will breathe in and out,

we will move with the wind


as long as the sun rises and sets.



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