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[24 Nov 2014 | 9 Comments | ]

Stripped down to her soul, she finds the still point,
her future a myth dreamed by the past.

Prints of The Still Point are in a dozen collections, including
Penn State University, and was part of the 2006 exhibition
Nature Reperceived at Gallery Project in Ann Arbor.


An ant at the Still Point

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Eastern black carpenter ant | Camponotus pennsylvanicus

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[10 Nov 2014 | 5 Comments | ]

A fly is just barely present, scavenging a green world
empty of sense, a tiny waif mining for memories.


A fly scavenging a green world empty of sense

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[27 Oct 2014 | 11 Comments | ]

Challenged by unforeseen events, a honey bee
picks up steam in a world fraught with danger.


A honey bee picks up steam in a world fraught with danger

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Honey bee | Apis mellifera

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[14 Oct 2014 | 8 Comments | ]

A lost explorer searches for shelter
as daylight burns out, trapped in a fairy tale
with a shady past.


A Katydid searches for shelter as daylight burns out

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Greater Angle-wing Katydid | Microcentrum rhombifolium

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[29 Sep 2014 | 9 Comments | ]

A new-born mantis is all but invisible,
master of ceremonies at a lunatic carnival.


A new-born mantis is all but invisible

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Chinese mantis | Tenodera aridifolia sinensis

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[15 Sep 2014 | 7 Comments | ]

Stitching together memories, the midnight stirring
of sleeping beasts produces reason.


Sawfly Larva

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Sawfly Larva

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[8 Sep 2014 | 10 Comments | ]

A katydid searches for the garden’s last joule of energy,
filing away her dreams in a hidden knothole.


A katydid searches for the garden's last joule of energy

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Greater Angle-wing Katydid | Microcentrum rhombifolium

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[2 Sep 2014 | 11 Comments | ]

The night sun shines on a feral hunter, her moves
the perfect pitch of articulated ease.


A mantis moves with<br />
 the perfect pitch of articulated ease

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Chinese mantis | Tenodera aridifolia sinensis

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[26 Aug 2014 | 15 Comments | ]

Ready to take on the world, a honey bee
maps the position of every leaf and bloom.


A honey bee maps the position of every leaf and bloom

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Honey bee | Apis mellifera

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[11 Aug 2014 | 12 Comments | ]

Trailing the last moments of daylight
in the twilight streets, fiery tails
excite the air.

Firefly season is ending soon here, only a few more chances
for images in my firefly book.

Firefly season is ending soon, trailing the last moments of daylight.

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Firefly | Lampyridae | Photinus pyralis