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Sit next to me, the turtle told me. Allow the sunlight to nestle in your skin. Next to the turtle and my feet on the water I chattered, she was quiet and immobile. The lotus doesn’t blossom until the peak of summer. I was hoping to watch it in full bloom. The turtle smiled. A green…

She sat in that bench for a long time, whispering softly to the pigeons. The birds kept flying round her. She was an emblem of peace amongst the fluttering of wings.   (Odawa, Japan)