Following in yesterday’s track, here is Dyad, which relates to line. “One and two are the parents of all other numbers.”*

©Kathleen O’Brien, The Mystery of Numbers, Dyad, 12 x 7.5″

Dyad is a Golden Rectangle.

©Kathleen O’Brien, The Mystery of Numbers, Dyad, detail, square

From the center of the first circle one finds the center of the second, between which is a line. The shared space is the vesica piscis. “Duality, polarity, simultaneously divides and unites, repels and attracts, separates and returns.”*  Taking this square away, the next Golden Rectangle remains;

©Kathleen O’Brien, The Mystery of Numbers, Dyad, detail, Golden Rectangle

©Kathleen O’Brien, The Mystery of Numbers, Dyad, detail, square

“Two reveals itself as the door between the One and the many, between Monad and all other numbers.”* Taking this square away, the next Golden Rectangle remains;

©Kathleen O’Brien, The Mystery of Numbers, Dyad, detail, Golden Rectangle

The ephemera is of sesame, and the two botanicals are Clary Sage petals. What are your associations about two?
*Words in Quotes are from Divine Proportion by Priya Hemenway

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