Daniel Spencer

(15/11/92 / Colchester)

Lion


I became aware,
as my eyes met yours,
that whilst you were surrounded
by boundaries of thick glass,
you were not contained
by them;
nor by even your own flesh,
as I am not contained by mine.

I became aware that you were an expression
of me, but I had forgotten
that there is no 'you' apart from 'I'.

I became aware.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, May 02, 2012
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This was inspired by the rapture I experienced when observing a lion in my local zoo.

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