Great teachers surround us
Speaking beyond words
Holding both ground and sky
Grandparents of the tribe
Keepers of the primal flame
Patient, understanding… loving
Plants speak to us in many ways. The pink patterns on this leaf seem to hint at what lies beneath. This beautiful work of nature contains a powerful psychoactive substance known to the western world as DMT, and is used here in southeastern Peru as one of the main ingredients in a spiritual/medicinal brew called ayahuasca.
DNA: Dynamic Natural Artistry
Amazing what this artist has been producing over the last 3.5 billion years or so!
Poison Dart Frog (Ameerega macero) – Villa Carmen, Peru
Weevil Knievel contemplates the jump…
The inheritance of an orphan
Is vastly more precious
Than is the greatest collection
Of rock and ore