A thought that came to me as I meditated in the park

I like to stop by the park where I go running and sit before a small lake. Today was quiet and sunny and as I sat, breath fading to nothing, suddenly a thought rose unbidden from my mind:

“Is there an ant biting my dick?”

I briefly considered the illusory nature of reality and the ephemeral nature of bodily sensations, but the feeling was quite unmistakable, so I checked and sure enough, it was so.

The ant, disturbed by the light, scurried away, and I watched it go, full of love and compassion for a fellow living being.

I will not claim to be enlightened, but it was an enlightening experience nevertheless.

Also, I learned I should wear tight fitting shorts when I sit on this spot.






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