Friday, October 26, 2007
1000 Miles Per Hour
No wonder we need to sleep at night.
Each day we breathe 20000+ breaths
and then we are expected
to remain upright
on this vast planet that spins
on its axis
at 1000 miles per hour.
Each day we see changes from darkness
to light and back again to darkness.
We are but on a rocket
exploding into an expanding space
and then we wonder why
something we need to work at
breath after breath.
I tried (and failed) to convince my students that it was better to be able to appreciate a sidewalk than to own a yacht. With the sidewalk t...