The universe is a cold and indifferent place.
Taking a walk in the neighborhood.
sees dried up worm on sidewalk
Look at that worm! He died on the sidewalk before he got to the grass!
Yep, he's dead. The universe is a cold and indifferent place and sometimes you die on the sidewalk and nobody gives you a second thought as they walk right over you.
stares at the worm silently
I'm doing fine in quarantine.