Can you see the green? Like a thick leaf holding its juice within? Is it too stiff to be alive? Or is it just still, waiting to be crumpled in the wind? Bees never suck leaves; they go for flowers…deceptive flowers with fragrances and tastes that seem sweet.
Leaves are left alone even though they surround the flowers and fruits, they form an umbrella and protect against rain and shine. We go for the obvious. We see what we want to see.
Do you see this leaf? You might even love it as it rises and ebbs like a wave. You will like it for your own reasons, not because it is a leaf.
So, let me tell you something. It is not a leaf. I did not know this is how it would look. It just turned out to be what it is…beyond my imagination, beyond me…
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What is it then? I was fidgeting with my cellphone and the camera clicked. What you see is a part of what I was wearing. That too does not fall like this in pleats; it isn’t as green as this.
Is anything what it ever appears to be? Can we control our ways of seeing and being seen?
I can only say with some confidence now that if it looks as though I was dressed in fig leaves, I might have been in the Garden of Eden. Heaven is just a click away.