Today, Orion turning to wave under a beam of perfect light. This moment now burned on my retinas like an image on film.
And for a glimpse of understanding. Just a glimpse. Any more would be way too much. Nothing to do now but rest. Dinner now, and sleep until I wake on my own.
Eventually, we lose our fears. They pass like kidney stones. Nothing worth learning is easy. I remind myself that I'm human, therefore, a student.