seeking life everywhere,
i found it in the burn of my lungs.
i have awakened and closed for nearly half a century: have run from and stopped, run to and stopped, climbed and stopped, lifted and stopped. i ask questions that can never be answered and live like an answer to all that is never asked. like an ant building temporary homes, i keep moving what should be left alone, and dropping what can’t be carried, and, in the highly charged space between the skin of the world and the skin of my soul, experience rushes...
- mark nepo, book of awakening