The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog,
independent of the nature of dogs
for the fox does not want to engage
and the dog naturally does not want to be engaged
but the system tells it how it is.
The space between the two is intricate webbing of
atoms and diatoms,
of carbon and nitrogen,
of the oxygen in the nostrils of each
separate, breathing beasts.
The whisper quiet of the lazy dog
barely disturbs the soil beneath it.
The fox lands gently on the other side,