One doesn’t need to leave the city or village to go out into nature.
We are already in it and it is in us.
In fact, we are it.
Our billions of atoms are constantly exploding, combining, decaying and recombining.
They merge with atoms adjacent to our perceptual field, they become us, we become them.
Even in the midst of the densest concrete jungle we can be utterly free in our wildness.
Here, now on the edge of our own mortality we exist just for a moment and to what are we clinging, where are we going and where is the control in the centre of the exquisite chaos of being.
Looking down and hearing the sound beyond silence.
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