Skeletons (Prairies I)

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Now that the summer here has (temporarily) cooled down a bit, I took the chances and visited the Columbia Mine Preserve, 90 minutes away, in order to see the prairies in full glory. I had to pay a price, but it was worth it.

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They are teeming with life, with many insects, and fortunately for me, also many insect eating insects.

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Most of us humans deny them consciousness, so maybe they don’t know how beautiful they are.

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They are beautiful to us, but what gives us the right to think that they are only beautiful to us?

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Maybe we shouldn’t be so arrogant, but instead be thankful for what we are allowed to witness, for a limited time.

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