A human being takes for granted
many words and expressions,
not really knowing their meaning.
Take the word “sentience”.
This word is rarely heard.
It is a word hard to pronounce.
It is pronounced SEN-chee-ans.
Sentience refers to the human process,
enabling a person to perceive and feel,
then becoming conscious and self-aware.
The process is indeed a precious miracle
for each conscious moment we possess.
© Norman Molesko, 2014
My eyes closed,
sitting in quietness,
relaxed in timelessness,
immersed in space
sensing inner warmth,
comfort and contentment.
How wonderful it is being here.
© Norman Molesko, 2002