'To See a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour.'
William Blake (Auguries of Innocence, 1803)
Yesterday I heard this poem whispering to me and this morning I discovered these amazing photos of grains of sand magnified at 250 times their actual size. Worlds within worlds like delicately blown glass. You can see crystallised creatures and organisms.
To me they are a beautiful example of spirit moving in everything - and a reminder to us all that just because we can't see something with the naked eye, does not mean it isn't there...