It could happen any time, tornado,
earthquake, Armageddon. It could happen.
Or sunshine, love, salvation.
It could, you know. That’s why we wake
and look out – no guarantees
in this life.
But some bonuses, like morning,
like right now, like noon,
~ William Stafford, “Yes,” The Way It Is: New and Selected Poems
- Photo – Dark Beauty Magazine by Sanjiven Marday via Guruarts Uncommon Inspirations.
- Post inspired by Oskar in Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: If the sun were to explode, you wouldn’t even know about it for eight minutes because that’s how long it takes for light to travel to us. For eight minutes, the world would still be bright, and it would still feel warm.
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