Ant: the power of movement, most common in mound and tunnel-building insects that forage widely and bring animal material back to their nests, but also the sense of  mutability (from an “ant” cutting a leaf and transporting it) as in upping the ante in a negotiation or a game of poker, and also the sense of imminence, as in an “ant” (or a mover or a cutter or a transformer) being just about anywhere, and darned organized about it.

V0000314Ants Hard at Their Mysterious Transformations in the Cotton of a Cottonwood Tree …

High above the ground as they often are.


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