earth

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Nikon D750      f/7.1    1/500    85mm   100 ISO

Suddenly, from behind the rim of the moon, in long, slow-motion moments of immense majesty, there emerges a sparkling blue and white jewel, a light, delicate sky-blue sphere laced with slowly swirling veils of white, rising gradually like a small pearl in a thick sea of black mystery. It takes more than a moment to fully realize this is earth…home.
~Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 Astronaut (cited: Thich Nhát Hanh, Love Letter to the Earth)

 

5 thoughts on “earth

    1. I have often pondered this perspective. Sometime ago I read an article that suggested that oxygen was initially a pollutant…

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