This Too Shall Pass

I heard the bird’s chirp
And the dog’s bark
I heard the rustling of the leaves
I heard the wind and the lawnmower
And the chatter of the trees
Oh plane overhead and chainsaw through the wood
With your distant calming hum
I leaned into the future
Then fell into the past
The monkey had me for a minute in his grasp
I heard my breathe
And let it all go

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