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The trio shifts: shapeshifts/redshifts/arithmetic (left and right) shifts

Maiden <fetches eye from cabinet; eye looks; 1st turn>:  … the packet waves! … eye see the packet spin, and in spinning it waves! … 

 
photon spin

photon spin

Clever (spins inside crystal sphere; waves arms wildly): Here! I am here! Where are you?

Matron: ... distaff spinning makes history ... spinning pulls and twists the stuff of matter length-wise into a thread ... daughter spins; mother measures; granny cuts … beginning to ending …

Maiden: … a sequence, a wave

Beldam: ... brrrr … naught but a particle spinning … random, chaotic, anarchic … to make mystery, little sister ... eternal turning ... perpetual recurrence ... beginning is ending …



Clever (bangs on inside surface of crystal sphere): Hear! I hear you! Ladies, I can’t find you. Green and more green, as within a green stone.

Bloch wave: particle sealed in crystal

Bloch wave: particle sealed in crystal

Matron <takes eye for a turn; eye looks>: ... a child! … a child fallen among us! no child has come here since … since …

Clever: I am a beggar child, come to tell stories for a bit of bread.

Maiden: ... what about me, sister-mother … i am a child …

Beldam: ... pah … you flatter yourself …

Matron: ... i am unable to circumvent a child

 

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