Horseshoe Crab

Horseshoe Crabs are more closely related to spiders, ticks, and scorpions than to crabs. Unlike other crabs, horseshoe crabs aren’t actually crustaceans as they don’t have antennae. This artwork is inspired by the Japanese Mythology about the origin of the Kabutogani (Warrior’s Helmet Crab). People in the region explain that those who died became horseshoe crabs, based on the Buddhism doctrine of the Rinne Tensei about reincarnation of life. The single ‘eye’. Former scientific names of the horseshoe crab include Limulus Cyclops and Polyphemus occidentalis. Limulus means “askew” and Polyphemus refers to the one eyed giant Cyclops in Greek mythology.…

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Author: Asher Elle

I speak love because I speak truth and have sought long and hard to discover it through the shedding of untruths. So sad that few want to hear it and can not resonate with the love that is the base element in the hardness of truth. The core of love is not soft and fluffy. It is raw and sharp. People can not love because they can not speak in truth. They fear both because both are fierce. Every lie that is nurtured consciously or un, walls us from the real reason we are here. To find and become love through truth…..💋

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