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March 31, 2023
 somehow i keep thinking 
 i should be doing more-- 

     before all life elapses 
 what have i done so far? 
 certainly not as much 
 as i could have 

                  but what for? 

 must we always strive? 
 isn't buddha stasis the goal 
 simply exist in the moment? 

     all i seem to want now is 
     to want something more 

 instead i'm content 
 to stare at the back 
 of a cat's head on a day 
 when staying warm and dry 

         is achievement enough 

     --but the spell is broken 
              by a trip to seattle 
 first time venturing forth 
 in 10 days, i'm becoming 
 a barnacle, stuck in place