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Image in Light

Image in Light

Images are light
Well an image is recorded
by and in light
Light which passes through a lens to strike a retina or a
photosensitive surface with an attached brain either
physiological or material,
to perceive

I could say that an observer gives existence to an image
though this existence is not dependent on perception by an observer In a sense it is like S's cat in a box The image exists yet does not exist, perceived vs potentially perceived

For this percieved image is not its only existential form It exists in an array of photons
never needing to pass through a lens to perception
Many there must
be each a record

About this poem

In considering the nature of an image, dependent on light, posits that an image exists despite not being perceived by an observer or detector, in a potential existence in an array of photons. Partially typeset to resemble an eyeball.

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Submitted by pearcemelville on April 26, 2022

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Closest metre Iambic heptameter
Characters 663
Words 125
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 1, 7, 2, 4

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