ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

A Prayer For The Dying Cicada

The heart of the Japanese summer

“The Temple Near My Home” Photo by Author, Reylia Slaby.

The cicada’s shrill call could be heard all throughout the day, and I wondered what it would be like to be them. To be so loud, so obstructive, even if for just six short weeks.

I thought that they, despite their grotesque appearance, were in some way a good role model for us humans. They are truly an example of living your life…

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Reylia Slaby

Reylia Slaby

Reylia Slaby is a Fine Art photographer, writing about her love for creating, and how others can use art in their lives reyliaslaby.com | Insta @reylia.slaby