yes, i've read all the spiritualists
big and small
tried and true
from greats like Pema
to guppies like my own intuition
and even the more moderate voices,
and they all say the same thing:
attempts to create permanence are the enemy
the very drive for attachment posits a problem
in this ever changing
dynamic and dazzling
scene called life
but here's the thing
i wish beyond wishing that I could
take these moments
of stardust and make them
because in 20 years
certainly in 40 years
i will look back and think/remember
how your breath felt against my chest
how your less-than-a-week old body swaddled so tightly to mine
made me feel more alive than anything else in the whole world.
and i will want it back.
this. right now. here.