The Heart of the Matter: A Pithy Gallery*

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Red Bell Pepper (Photo credit: C. Bertelsen)

The heart of the matter is often not what we think.

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Tomatillo (Photo credit: C. Bertelsen)

A heart can be obscure. Dark, even.

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Small Red Peppers (Photo credit: C. Bertelsen)

Or perhaps too full or too empty.

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Orange (Photo credit: C. Bertelsen)

Sometimes it’s intricate, complicated, as “they” say.

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Apple (Photo credit: C. Bertelsen)

And maybe even split down the middle.

In the end, the crux of the matter leads us to what’s important, to where the crossroads meet.

*Pith: The soft, fibrous inner part of a stem or fruit.

© 2013 C. Bertelsen



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