If eyes receive light, then eyes are always visible. Skin is lined
concentrically or scattered across gravel. Short blue wavelengths
hit molecules. This predatory space is linear. Invisibility is
part of buoyancy. One searches out the other and ingests. So as
above, as below, and as below, above. You move slowly through me.
Light bounces from one to another, a kind of decoy or attractant.
Yellow, orange, red, or shimmering. Iridescence is caused by light
fracturing along tissue, and dispersing. Shrimp see eight colors,
a lustre metal white, the first work of painters the primed painting
seen by an utterly transparent animal. Position vision as far from
self as possible. As blue face and scarlet feather locates us or
in water. On canvas or over sand. Some blend in, others dazzle.
Translucence swiftly rises.
Two lines appear on Landsat image and appear to be similar. Everything
that appears similar is not necessarily related to each other.
Or if they are related to one another that does not imply they
are not necessarily alike. Or if they are alike they may not be
related to each other or another. That one may only be similar
in Landsat image and one may be a gully and the other a strip of
vegetation. Or maybe a gully or ice crystals embedded below the
surface features and maybe a landmass. Maybe a crest, summit, or
top, with others related but smaller and receding into distance.
Or maybe larger but appearing smaller and receding into distance.
Maybe the primary erosion and then smaller erosions stemming from
the primary erosion. If it appears blue when tinted. When tinted
if it appears blue. If blue and related to another image could
be misinterpreted and subsequent images discredited and presumed
faults and fractures only being that. Although some and sometimes
a majority. If it is only a scenario then it must be hypothesized
and commented upon in a seven-band review. In seven bands, the
colors appear and ripple transparently through which the landscape
features can be seen clearly in their form if not necessarily their
true hues. While in the rippling seven bands luminous and ephemeral,
the landscape features may fracture or appear to fracture in the
viewpoint of computer-generated hue. If they appear to fracture
slightly or one conjectures oneself fractures or there is a black
dot in one eye. If a black dot appears in one eye, then computer
generation failed and mathematical precision is suspect. Only the
indefinable and uncountable seven bands and non-definable luminosity
colors in viewpoint steady. Today we know to be careful and use
field investigations. We are especially adept at highlighting false
The false color photograph made of fractures
appears to have been taken through three filters in line with
blue, green, and methane
gas. It could indicate something was untoward when at the time
of the pinhole photograph the truck was parked with doors pointing
at beach and small aperture allowed slow light. Doors open and
sun streams in through seven band review: silver, gelatin, chlorophyll,
haze brightness, bright red, lustre, and one great white eye near
bottom of disk. Color added to the circumference of the gaseous
body contrasts with the dimmer color of the interior. Says retoucher: “passes
through a large quantity of fungiform bolted electronic digitalism.” The
south polar cap appears black, but in the misty nebulousness of
the antarctic spring day, it’s more a worn grey, scratched
and dim like an old nickel. A rotating false color view. A Rotating
False Color View. And you rub your eyes thinking such shades could
never be. They could never appear except as transfused through
wire and socket, cord, outlet, oil and coal.
As you locate me I locate you. Red, floating in
water, or measuring thickness of methane gas by refraction of false
blue. Not a true
blue, edging sky, but one applied in thick impasto, layer after
layer, grid by grid. As a face emerges in an automated identification
program, the last to appear are eyes: as the most visible. It takes
opacity to capture light. The tapetum lucidum at the end of the
eyes is the most reflective object. We are all after all objects.
We object. In translucency it appears dark. At the end of the eye,
the retina amplifies light. At the end of vision, another you,
me, more phosphorescence, shimmering in a trail we made moving
Some rectangular, others more uneven. Irregular
blue patches or lining stream channels. It’s dangerous to photograph this
close to a rapidly changing fracture. That is, it shifts as we
stand in the middle and observe. Soon one leg will be in one place
and the other will be on another landmass altogether. It’s
what they are documenting from space. Three satellites follow each
other rapidly on a slow, clear night. If only the winter rains
had started early. Once again, identify the urban areas from the
street patterns. One is bright green and the other is a mild, muted
brownish-gray. That is, one is overlaid on the other, or one came
first, but which is linear and what spreads out in crumbling starfish
shape? Tonight, the light over the chemical plants is exquisite.
Long factory shadows spread over the invasive fountain grasses,
pale beige heads nod over the shallow waters.