Out of the Freeze Frame’ (Oil painting on board by Alan Rayner, 2021). Square and…

We all know, really

Don’t we?

That in our heart of hearts

There is no less than zero

Inviting flow into form

And there is no more in our surround

Than infinity

Calling from out of reach


Everything else is fantasy

Entrapping us in debt

That abstract mathematical nonsense



Alan Rayner

Alan Rayner is an evolutionary ecologist, writer and artist, who is pioneering the philosophy of natural inclusion