"It happens, but rarely
That one of us really sees the other
one moment a person is seen
as on a photo but more clearly
and in the background
something that is bigger than his shadow."
The Truth Barrier (1978)
These are the words spoken by the Swedish poet, Tomas Transtromer before his stroke of 1990. They move omphalos' central whole (or indeed, perhaps: hole, as in Transtromer's wonderful mole analogy)