In this sweet moment they are deeply and intimately connected to rock, earth and plant.
The beauty of this union lies in its temporal fidelity, there is no attachment here, no yearning nor longing.
The elements simply are; knowing only the golden present.
Soon they will be parted in this place by the fierce, desiccating rays of the Andalucián sun.
Yet in truth there is no leaving, as they merge into the greater whole, of our small blue planet.
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