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Exhale (How Nature Humbles Me)

The wind beats me down.

But I see

The drifting breeze

Lift the sprawl

Of the coral reef

That is my garden wall

Up and down

A breathing wave

And I must lift also

I must emulate earth




It lifts all beings here

It carries all burdens

And gently sighs.

🎨/📷 by Henri Rousseau, The Snake Charmer, 1907

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