To accept whatever comes, regardless of the consequences, is to be unafraid or to be full of that love which comes from a sense of at-oneness with whatever . . . In other words there is no split between spirit and matter. And to realize this, we have only suddenly to awake to the fact. I have noticed it happens and when it does it partakes of the miraculous.
~ John Cage “Juilliard Lecture” in A Year from Monday (1952)
There were signs
but it seems
spring is just not ready for us yet.