Howard Nemerov

The painter’s eye attends to birth and death

Together, seeing a single energy

Momently manifest in every form,

As in the tree the growing of the tree

Exploding from the seed not more or less

Than from the void condensing down and in,

Summoning sun and rain.

[Rudolf Arnheim, Art and Visual Perception, A Psychology of the creative Eye, 50th anniversary printing, ISBN: 978-0-520-24383-5, Dynamics, p.413]