shadows chasing light
race across the earthen fields
cosmic dance unfolds
Truthfully, the whole eclipse was a bit of a letdown for me. We were in a 93% zone, but the light didn’t really change much, the birds stayed active, and life went on. I’m still glad I participated. This lovely view was dancing across the street in front of our house. I enjoyed watching the shadows on the ground more than the crescents in the sky. Maybe I’ll go to the total eclipse zone next time. I’m told it’s a completely different experience. Beware looking to externals for your happiness grasshopper, said a wise old man. 🙂
And for those who like symbolism, eclipses are cosmic reminders that opposites can be complementary aspects that both attract and create one another. A good example is the Taoist view of Yin and Yang in an eternal dance of change.