Driving down the highway, going somewhere different, I noticed the trees, like a wall.

Sometimes, I would steal a look to the right and see what was through the forest, but I never could.

Then at 1pm, I needed to pee, so I pulled over and stomped into the undergrowth, to a secret, hidden world.

And what a juicy paradase! Birdsong and blossom, giant trees and spiderwebs, flowers (and beer cans).

Two worlds; two times.

So busy on the road, trucking along, head in the future and another place.

And there – yards to the right – life. Just doing its thing, right now, where it is.

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