I don’t remember what TV [game?] show that was from, but this wonderful piece of tree trunk/bark certainly was beckoning me. The colors, shapes, textures, and shadows are elegant. There seems to be a whole world in there, not just of biology, but of sculpture and light and tactile delight. Don’t you just want to put a fingernail under there and tug and see what would be revealed?
What would be revealed. That might be a productive prompt for my writing group.