Eight minutes.

It takes eight minutes 
for light after leaving the sun,
to reach earth.
four hundred and eighty
seconds, give or take a few.

But it can take a million 
years for light born at the 
core of our star to reach 
it's surface.

Sometimes the morning 
sun upon my skin,
is older than the 
stone beneath my feet. 

seasores - n j w



  1. I enjoyed this poem and observation… Maybe we too are ancient Beings… Who are merely resting our feet for a brief moment in time… enjoying the Sun warm our skin-suits … As we experience our Emotional bodies within the physical.. 🙂

    Loved visiting your blog… and I enjoyed listening to your video on one of them…
    Many thanks for your own visit to my blog…
    In Gratitude…

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