HEMA sausage stand girl.
Through family and friends.
Through waiting in line.
Through a HEMA sausage stand girl.
Through passing of years.
One may learn that being right is of no consequence.
That softness and mildness are beneficial.
That they can unveil a simple essence.
That can bring a friendly sleep.
That can maintain a pleasant communion.
That can bring an upright spine.
That can bring vitality to cells.
That it holds many potentiabilities.
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Or, as our good friends at the tao might say:
“Man, when he enters life,
is soft and weak.
When he dies he is hard and strong.
Plants, when they enter life,
are soft and tender.
When they die
they are dry and stiff.”
(Tao Teh Ching, Ch.76)