This strange experience we call Life.
An ongoing barrage of sounds, sights, smells,
sensations, thoughts, emotions, intimations, insights.
At times pleasant and pleasing
and at others
uncomfortable and uneasy
And to notice the response to all that
in this alive functioning organism.
Seemingly at random,
and perceived by something.
What is this Something?
What is It?
What is it that perceives all This?
What is it that is aware of all these sense perceptions?
Is is something we do?
Are we straining ourselves?
Or is it effortless taking place?
Strange thing is,
we cannot even turn it off.