Microscopic Expanse

Photo of magnified sand from Mental Floss.com

As my feet crunch, crunch,
along the shore’s
widening expanse,
I’m aware that I traverse
over countless, microscopic
pieces of sand art.
Exquisite in their form,
my mind expands in
the realization of how
these came to be created
through earth’s ages.
And around the globe,
on beaches far and wide,
we share in this vast,
seemingly endless,
astonishing beauty.

Over at Imaginary Garden with Real Toads, Mama Zen invites us to write in 60 words or less on the subject of macro/micro presented through Words Count with Mama Zen: http://withrealtoads.blogspot.com/2014/07/words-count-with-mama-zen.html

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  1. Astonishing beauty indeed – and so easily taken for granted under foot.

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  2. It is an astonishing beauty. We should all be walking around all the time with our jaws dropped!! Loved the beauty of this poem, too.

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  3. I really like the approach that you took this . . . something in common, something we share.

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  4. crunch… I feel so guilty stepping on the shells that “litter” the shore when i walk the beach.

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    • I’m so busy trying to pick up all those shells when I find them at the beach. I think I’m a little obsessed! :~)

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  5. wonderfully done..a reminder of nature’s all-encompassing beauty. thank you for this 🙂

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