The Purpose of Time

(Beginner’s Magic Trick)



If you have any time to think
then you may think upon
imagined magic past-time plains
on one of which, e.g.,
a child saw a gold-jade chrysalis
come clear and comprehension-staggering
wings unfold
new under the sun

If you really think about it
the present time is magic, too
and will become imagined magic time
if you realize your present wings

How do I know this?
Well, when watching butterflies be born
I used my time
to think

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