A whole thing

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I thought I would count the stars –
My counting went on all night.
But I kept on losing the thread.
This morning I’ve understood
That only by not
Looking too closely,
Do we see a whole thing right.

Rabindranath Tagore
Particles, Jottings, Sparks
160, page 98

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