Right Now

Right Now

A relaxed state of knowing

My body slides in to the chair, an inexplicably comfortable intuition

One of the legs seems to wobble, maybe the floor just isn’t a fit?

Perhaps, this imperfection is simply a reminder that imperfect is the right fit?

This is where I am to be seated, a moment in time

1:11 as I glance at my watch

Sensual aromatics, freshly ground coffee and spiced tea drift across my senses, memories warming on plates passing by

Allowing my gaze to wander I look through the window, the pane perfectly weathered to tell her story

Restless time, history, comfort in a solid foundation and a fresh renewed purpose

Old wooden ears that have heard it all, it is her frame

Glass eyes that have seen decades of curious onlookers who have wandered in and out, it is her window

The frame and pane different in their purpose, yet that purpose lost without support and synchronicity

Time allows for clear reflection

The sky dripping an incredible blue, drenched and wide open, the white clouds perfectly placed to outline the magnificence of today

Such a simple moment in time, such incredible beauty

How am I to imagine that I was to be anywhere else

Now that I have seen

Right now

~Alisa Hutton

19 thoughts on “Right Now

  1. An uplifting piece with a mindful appreciation of your surroundings. I love the reference to the weathered pane also; that vitreous distortion when the glass begins to almost melt.
    Although I was thrown by the 1.11, thinking you had found an elusive cafe that stays open beyond the witching hour. Not that I’m saying my body could handle a caffeine jolt that late though!

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  2. Yes I did realize by the end that your fluffy clouds weren’t the post midnight, moon drenched variety. Not sure why I jumped to that conclusion …my inner clock must be of the 24 hr kind – perfect for airports and nerds 🙂

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