Beauty without scent
So bright in the rain
My dog must think that hydrangeas have a scent, as she keeps sticking her nose in them! Obviously, we humans don’t have the same developed sense of smell.
Dogs can hear sound that we humans cannot. So I wouldn’t be surprised if they can sense a scent we cannot. Further, they, and animals things as far as that goes, might have receptors to sense something that humans can’t even imagine exists in this world. 🙂
I’m sure animals can easily sense all sorts of things that humans cannot, even the paranormal. Sometimes I wonder if early humans could sense a lot more, when life was all about basic survival and interaction with nature. It’s quite possible that our senses have become dulled by living in so-called civilised society.
Not only early humans, sometimes I suspect we still retain some of mysterious ability to sense something. Some decades ago, for example, my wife would suddenly wake up and jump out of the bed at around 2 A.M. and sit to wait. A few seconds later, our daughter who was then going to a nursing school and didn’t want to stay in the school dormitory would come home and open the door. She was so tired from some sort of special training at school she would throw her bag onto the floor and collapse. My wife would run to her to help her up. I always wondered how my wife would know in her deep sleep that her daughter would be home in a few seconds and would get up to wait. I heard a lioness has a strange ability of communicating with her cup in a distance. May be female humans had the same ability and they, though vaguely, still retain it. I told my friends about this and some of them nodded in agreement. As you noted, our senses may have dulled, and we may be missing knowing something we must know.
I love that story about your wife. It sounds like an example of telepathy. I often find myself thinking about a person when I’m out walking before they’ve rounded a corner and I’ve seen or heard them approaching. Or I might be in the house, when suddenly someone will comes to mind out of the blue and the next minute the telephone goes and that person is at the other end. Also, my dog appears to be able to read my mind. For example, one day I thought to myself that the weather had changed for the worse and I must wear my grey coat to go out dog-walking. It was one that I hadn’t worn for months and although I didn’t say anything out loud about my intention, my dog rushed to the place where the coat was hanging amongst lots of other coats and pushed at its hem with her nose.
Your dog may have the ability to sense your brain wave. It is interesting. I wish I had that ability to sense other people’s brain waves. I might better understand them than through words or other means of communication. 🙂 If all of us had that ability, we might be able to know each other’s true thought. Then the world might be a much better place to live in—or much worse—I wonder. 🙂 🙂
I think maybe it might make things worse. It wouldn’t allow time for people to get their heads in order and tick themselves off for a hurtful thought. Such broadcasting of spontaneous reactions to things might easily end the world much quicker! Indeed, it’s an extremely fascinating subject.
Yes, it’s a fascinating subject. And I think you are right also in saying that it might make things worse. Not telling our mind straight may be a way to keep peace. 🙂
gracias por compartir vuesro arte y belleza 🙂
Evocative imagery! Thank you, Ashiakira!
I thank you for reading my haiku poem. 🙂
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