The bee

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Submitted: July 19, 2018

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Submitted: July 19, 2018



The bee


Why am I a human

Why aren't I a bee 

A fish in a brook

Or a leaf on a tree


How did our brains

Create the concept of "me"

I don't think I'd have it

If I was that bee


Bees work together

The whole colony 

Collecting pollen



Why? What's the point?

Why bother to exist?

I guess these aren't thoughts

Their brains can twist


that's the difference 

Between man and bee

They don't ask why

They lack the capability


Maybe we exist

To ponder the bees

The brook, the fish, the flowers

The galaxies


They say intelligent life

Arose with some help

That consciousness wanted

To look back at itself


If that is true

Does it mean that we're

Nothing more

Than a reflection in a mirror?


As I sit here and ponder

The life of the bee

I've begun to realize

That the bee is me

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