The complex geometry of living the unforeseen consequence of light: the branch you so admire for its delicate beauty – oval leaves pirouetting on a slender stage of stem – it’s just a shadow cast by the full moon shining behind a branch and you wonder why it makes you so happy, this thing that isn’t the thing you thought it to be this sudden apotheosis of expectation this
syzygy. From the Greek σύζυγος meaning ‘yoked together.’ A conjunction or opposition, a pair of corresponding things. In poetry, two metrical feet combined into one unit. In astronomy, a straight-line configuration of three celestial bodies, e.g., earth, sun and moon. In the writings of Carl Jung, the union of opposites within the soul, e.g., yours on its slender stage of time, if
you are the one these words are seeking as moonlight seeks the lonely branch.