Monday, January 10, 2011

A World in an Eye


Is everything you see shaped from within or without?

This close-up of an eye startles me because it absorbs the light instead of reflecting it, and so it looks more like a planet, a world.  It reminds me that we shape our own world(s), and that my world, while similar to yours, is also different from yours. Sometimes I think that I write in order to imagine what you see and to clarify what I see.

Above, it is my eye you see.
With your eye.

Dizzy yet?

6 comments:

  1. Your words today struck me as so true. On the way to work, I even recalled then and thought some more. Sometimes pieces of blog texts travel with me all day. Yours did today.

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  2. Yes. Very interesting shot. I'm going to have to try that...no flash?

    By the way, I appreciate all your comments. You are going to have to come for dinner sometime!

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  3. Well, that is a startling photograph and something I was not expecting. Enjoyed your commentary, too.

    I had two cataract surgeries in December and two implants. For the first time in 30-35 years I can see most everything clearly and brightly without glasses! Absolutely amazing! The only time I need glasses now is to read very small print in dim light. I use $5.00 glasses from Walgreens!

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