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Natural Illusions

Nature can be deceptive in many ways and at different levels of subtlety or obviousness. Rainbow colours appear to reveal the vibrant components of light, yet there is a far boarder range of frequencies and wavelengths in light than we can visibly discern. The Common assumption is that light is what enables us to see; the rest of the story eludes us. For example, birds have learned many ways to distract potential threats from their nests. Often the male bird acts as a decoy while the female lays still on the eggs, blending in with her surroundings, a trick which gives birds an advantage in order to survive. In fact, nature is full of deceptions and illusions.

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Morning in the Plantation


Parchment-like, thin as a muslin veil,
The radiant green banana fronds glistened and waved farewell to the morning mist.
Like victory flags parading on the hilltop,
blending the orchard songsofbuds, trees and palm fronds,

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Sleepwalking

“I am normal,” the voice declared.
“Leave me to sleep
for this is my real condition.
Do not discuss or fuss,
condemning my wide open eyes,
your label of ‘wakefulness’
falls on a frozen courtyard.

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Step with Caution


Dont step on the ants
for you may kill one,
and if you kill one
you kill all.

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