Transcending figures, forms, or flesh,
exceeding sets of points that mesh:

these gathered patterns propagate
in ways we barely calculate

the more we survey nature's arts
composing sums above their parts:

see symmetries surpassing shape,
geometries and math escape

the random matters some surmise
and archetypes most recognize

to permit purpose, deep design
to parse each premise we assign

inviolable beyond debate.
Behold, reflect, and fascinate,

revel in fractal beauties found
at every scale and all around.

Gestalt © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: December 6, 2019