March 2020 – March 2022

I never anticipated that the borders between myself and my family would close. 

I have not before seen it so busy in the forest-rich ridge where we live, people were walking, running and cycling, people return to the nature that they have so long neglected. But it is a natural and encouraging response.

The skies were glorious with so little pollution. I felt as though I could reach out and touch the moon. It is as if the earth began to breathe again. Time felt as if it slowed down. I felt the seasons keenly but it was a peaceful passing. 

I also often turn to nature in times of need, I find it energetically recharging. Nature is persistent to exist and thrive. This is present in our veins, as is all of nature’s forces. 

© 2018 Kim J. Vermeulen

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