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It has been something of a surprise
to see so many cacti flourishing in
the Trolley Square area of Wilmington,
One of the consistent experiences
of photography is that an image comes to
life when you first see it and then slowly
becomes something static.
Then you need to look harder, or look again
later. The better the image, the longer
and more often it glows before turning
solid. They are, after all, only images,
not something living. The same happens
with written words. Socrates walked and
talked. That's how he learned to connect
to what's real.
My buddy here stopped by to say hello on
his way south. He sat patiently on
the gutter just four feet from where
I sit at my computer, encouraging me
Don't you love the way overlapping leaves
catch the sun?
The brooding pumpkin looks innocent to
are many things a poor city like Wilmington
does badly but these tree surrounds are
There are super highways in the grass,
bugs hurtling down the thoroughfares
at millimeters per hour.
These Norway Maples are loathed by
the champions of diversity, who want
forests full of variety and life. I wish
all villains were so photogenic.
Next month's photos.
Price list for photographic prints.