Paradigmatic Portals

© Matthew Word Bain

with the proper portal
for light through a lens
I find I can see in the dark

overexposure in the daylight
becomes vision in the darkness

how remarkable to consider
the laws of nature accommodate
this sort of revelation by exploration
such that the result seems at first magical
and yet is only the result of new…

--

--

--

purveyor of stochastic resonance | pilgrim of blur | describing diaphaneity by means of ambiguity | https://www.patreon.com/matthewwordbain

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Simple Stoic Advice

Philosopher Branding: Writing Like Seneca

An Introduction to Stoicism

HIGHLIGHTING OUR MORAL COMPASS TO COUNTER VIOLENT EXTREMISM

10 Pieces of Philosophical Wisdom From Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thomas Hobbes is first of all a Puritan

Finding the meaning of words

Westworld: Understanding Personhood Through our Questions of Consciousness

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Matthew Word Bain

Matthew Word Bain

purveyor of stochastic resonance | pilgrim of blur | describing diaphaneity by means of ambiguity | https://www.patreon.com/matthewwordbain

More from Medium

The Chronicles of Oranthe: Magyck Lost

Confessions of a Golden State Warrior

What is the difference between crayons and oil pastels?