ourselves and our surroundings
Calliope crossed the boards with the fluidity of a melting ice cube. She crouched and soundlessly slid her camera between the deck chair’s seat and arm rests. Undetected, or simply ignored, the Muse of Harmony was able to snap dozens of Swallowtail shots — wings fluttering fast, slow, and at rest.
Thalia skipped up the deck stairs with the aplomb of Judi Dench on stage. “Oops…” She watched the butterfly make haste for parts beyond.
Calliope grinned. “No worries. I’ve more than enough photos. Which do you like best?”
Thalia scrolled. “This one… the action shot.”
“Go figure.” Urania winked at Calliope. “To everything there is a season… a time for finesse, and a time for largeness… the tricky part is an awareness of what the moment calls for.”
Words from Typist:
I don’t think anybody can be told how to act. I think you can give advice. But you have to find your own way thorough it.
Each of us contains multitudes… from finesse to largeness.
What a gift to be able to experiment, to take responsibility for our choices… to see what comes of them.
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