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Eyes of Starry Nights

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Prepare the later afternoon of me myself—prepare my lengthen-
ing shadows,
Prepare my starry nights.   — Walt Whitman
 
 
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Being that
the perceiver is the perceived,
these soon to be starry nights
find themselves in your foreseeing eyes.
 
My long shadow and yours will coincide.
May we blend in a timeless wholeness
so very much vaster than mere ending
and so very truer than mere fragments.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Grasshopper Shadow & Eyes … Photo by Thomas Peace c. 2019

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My Blog primarily consists of close-up nature photos (that I've taken locally) combined with original holistic-truth oriented prose and/or poetry involving mindfulness/awareness. I love nature and I love understanding the whole (not merely the parts and the details). I'm a retired teacher of the multiply handicapped. I have a number of interesting hobbies, such as fossil collecting, sport-kite flying, 3D and 2D close-up photography, holography, and pets. Most of all, I am into holistic self-awareness, spontaneous insight, unconventional observation/direct perception, mindfulness, meditation, world peace, non-fragmentation, population control, vegetarianism, and green energy. To follow my unique Blog of "Nature Photos and Mindfulness Sayings" and for RSS feeds to my new posts, please access at: tom8pie.com (On my regular Blog posting pages, for additional information and to follow, simply click on the "tack icon" at the upper right corner... or, on my profile page, you can click on the "Thomas Peace" icon.) Stay mindful, understanding, and caring!...

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  1. In my blog browsing tonight, my attention was caught by this photo.Wow awesome shot! So much details and colors captured by your camera. I’ll be sure to mention this post with a link in an update on my website this evening so others may check it out as well.

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  2. Wow what a great close-up of this grasshopper – to me he looks like he is doing push-ups. 🙂 The long shadows this time of year make interesting pictures – I made a few shadow selfies of myself with legs looking they are stilts.

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  3. I’m glad you noted the difference between the true reflections in its eyes, and the bits of color. I’m not sure I’ve ever seen anything quite like this. I just learned they have five eyes: three simple and the two compound. Is each of those dots of color one of the lenses in the compound eyes?

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