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When We ‘L¤¤K But Do Not See’

A Bit of Alphabet Alchemy Illustrated Graphically


“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.” Gautama Buddha

Eyes have been called ‘the windows to the Soul.’

Thus, the pupil at the CENTER of our eyes is

a clear indication that we are meant to be

life-long students of our own S¤ UL.


The O’s in LOOK look a lot like eyes

without their centering pupil available to

explore the heights and depths

of Life and Being.


By contrast, the two e’s in See resemble

two EYES. This indicates to me that we are meant to

See/Si for ourselves and to say YES (‘Aye Aye’) to Life:

Yesterday, YesToday and YesTomorrow.


The Sea/See

is obviously the Mother of Creation:

For as Buddha said so long ago:

As we C/See it –– so B/Be it.


To See requires the S ––

a potent symbol for tranSformation.

For without the S we cease to

exiSt and must exit



To S clearly

from a space of neutrality is what gives us

choice in life –– just as its spelling indicates:



Similarly, when we have vision ––

our VO, I CE has value: ‘Oh! I See!’


So, how do we S

with greater clarity more frequently?


By putting our EAR to the EARTH

and listening to our HEART

For then we become an

Oracle (auricle1)

of Wisdom.


For more insights on the transformational powers of the Letter S –– stay tuned for the announcement of the release on YouTube of eSoterica by Laurel Airica: The Definitive Exegesis on the Letter S in Verse –– with illustrations and animation by the fabulous artist, Özgür Uguz

Laurel Airica

My abiding fascination with the English language has enabled me to develop great skill in using it to express ideas that make a positive difference in people’s lives.