Karma: 26

Flowers are selective about what kind of pollinator they attract. Diurnal flowers use diverse colours to stand out in a competition against their neighbours for visual salience. But flowers with nocturnal anthesis are generally white, as they aim only to outshine the night.

O mysterious temple of chance, for what did the scattered parts of your whole link arms to shape you? And the mysterious ceasefire they declared to heed you? O quiescent eye of a hurricane, what holds you together? O molecular weave of water and sunlight, why do you even bother?