I am the sun, the moon, the stars....
and clouds heavy with rain.
I am the crab grass that grows on the hillside,
the Queen Ann's Lace that lines the alleyways
and the Dandelions that grow wild in fields
I am the gnarled old trees that stand firmly in old abandoned cemeteries....
giving shade to graves of a long forgotten souls and home to nesting birds.
I am one with the rich, black earth that smells of musk, of life and of death and lodges deeply under your fingernails when planting your herbs.
All things are connected...
and so, composed of stardust and dirt and strung together with the DNA of my ancestor before me who themselves were composed of stardust and dirt and the DNA of their ancestors.... I am .
A piece of music composed by Jay Ungar in 1982. The piece is a waltz in D major, written in the style of a Scottish lament