Most days you forget.

There is always so much to do & before you know it you are busy doing the countless everyday things

that make your life narrow

& mundane.


But if you remember

to look out the window, up & over the roofs, beyond the rows of neatly manicured lawns & suburban hedges

there they are:

higher than houses & older still






Just looking at them

releases air into your chest & suddenly you can breathe again.

You did not realise how tense & small & cramped you were until you remembered to look



at the


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