is to separate
is to alter
is to leave

Imagine your particles
(your particular self), imagine
you are driving
a while or only minutes
in a car on a road with your children
Two hands/ one wheel/ thinking of
nothing/ possibly Everything,
you feel the old pull out of your body, a tiny
snick, and you've shucked your skin
Now you are above the car,
you are rising, you have gone beyond the atmosphere
and reached, with no help from any science, the other side of the universe
(Please understand, please feel this: the
space where bliss is waiting)

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