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Aftermath. September 8, 2011

Posted by littlebangtheory in Art and Nature, Love and Death.
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A bridge over Clesson Brook in Buckland stands warped by barely imaginable forces and divorced from the road leading to and from it:

The starkness of this tableau suggested a rendering in black & white, so that’s what I did.  Elliot honed in on the warped plane of the parapet wall.

Thanks, kid.

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1. susan - September 9, 2011

It’s a very stark reminder of just how temporary are our landmarks. It’s also very beautifully done.

2. littlebangtheory - September 9, 2011

susan, thanks. It’s odd how these scenes of devastation have their own Biblical kind of beauty. Finding a way to see it is a balm, and a step toward understanding our own impermanence as well as the awesome power of Big Mo’ Nature.


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