Near and far…

It takes modern-day luxuries like time and space to slip under the surface, to cultivate a way of seeing that involves more than retinas and optic nerves.  On the surface, fog obscures the distant things. I watch it now, brushing out the mountain, curling around my feet, content and sure as as the smoke from an old man’s cigar, or the tail of a dreaming cat….

fog…But fog has other tricks up its sleeve. It pulls the closer things more clearly into view. In blocking out the scenery, it frames and highlights the objects near to us that, like neighbours, we come to ignore through proximity.

It’s good to see into the distance. It’s good to not overlook the close at hand.

About subincontinentia

writer and eternal optimist
This entry was posted in epoche and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s