Light

Green and Red Lightning

When spruce, rose and reeds meet on the shore, three different edges merge.

Lightning By Any Other Name

To the spruce, the edge of the lake is the edge of wet earth. It just can’t walk any further. To the rose, the spruce is the edge between light and protection, always a great place to hang out. To the reeds, it is the edge of shallow water, which puts it as the water sister of the spruce. Put all together, the lakeshore is a space of light that calls these edges forth, which is why in German, a clearing is a Lichtung, a space of lightening, and so it is.

 

1 reply »

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.