I Heard a Fly…

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I heard a Fly buzz – when I died –
The Stillness in the Room
Was like the Stillness in the Air –
Between the Heaves of Storm –….
~Emily Dickinson

 

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There is nothing more humbling than an unwanted fly buzzing in the room.  No matter whether we live in a slum or a castle, a fly finds its way to us, just because it can.  And we must learn to coexist with what we can’t control.

When I’m feeling bugged, which happens all too often these days, the buzzing may overwhelm my stillness but it cannot overwhelm me.  I will put down the swatter and simply listen to the coming of the heaving storm.

 

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2 thoughts on “I Heard a Fly…

  1. ‘Atta girl. Way to go! Deal with those annoying ‘buzzers’ that interrupt your peace with whatever you can, in any way you can.
    They will alert their buddies that there is a fierce combatant on the loose in a certain house, so beware….

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  2. Hope you haflinger friends are having a blast! This is when I would like to be in two places at one time. Hugs and love, laura

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