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This poem comes from my cloud-illustrations book, Toward a Philosophy of Perception. It takes off from Walt Whitman – the line “I am part and parcel of all that I survey.” There should be more dramatic spacing, but that was hard to achieve in this format. So far. I am sure the clouds can relate to the sentiment, or could, if they had our self-reflecting capacity.
part and parcel of
the optical ILLUSIONS
the feeling inside the rhythms of this as truth
part and particle of the warps of me
the cascading or retaining or releasing spills and quark oceans of the implications of me
the infinity of the past of me and
the future of the many directions of those
options of me
the virtuosos of nano shapes of me, the powerful combinations, the forceful decisiveness, the
dematerializing dimension of the creative energies of me, the neutrinos that pass through en route perhaps to the
center of the Earth, or coming from there and through, AS ARE YOU
– surveying How?
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