That moment

Just then

When I sat

And did nothing


Nothing but breathe

Eyes closed

Half poised to get up

But choosing to stay seated instead

For a moment


An unplanned moment

Of rest

For an undetermined length of time

In the warm darkness behind my eyelids

I paused


I paused

I paused

To the low hum of my laptop

And the soft sporadic drip of water gurgling further down the sink

I paused into peace