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Squirrel chatters at my window.

What does she know of contentment?

She is bound to find food, make babies,

avoid enemies and most importantly, survive.

Contentment is not found in her DNA with

that rapidly beating heart, the twitching tail.

But what about me?  And you?

We humans always want more and

then more still and it seems we always will.

Direction, innovation, love, laughter,

travel, family, recognition, lists of things.

We come no closer than squirrels

to reaching nirvana.

2 thoughts on “Nirvana

  1. This hit the spot this morning as I remind myself there’s a time for rest and a time for work. There’s time!
    Thanks for showing us the lessons of the squirrel, Kay!

  2. I’m glad you enjoyed it, Sonya! Yes, there is time!

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