What is it that grabs a street photographers eye – something interesting, something unique, a pattern, a person, an evolving situation? Well, I’d guess all of the above. Of course, we hope that “thing” that grabs our attention leads to an incredible image. But, as street photographers, we have to admit that taking the image […]Read more "One Shot: The Descent"
I heard the music long before I got there. Loud, punchy, raucous rock guitar. Someone with a gravelly voice, sort of off-key, singing a song I’d never heard before. That definitely tinny, oddly echoing sound was obviously amplified. If I had to guess, the volume knob was turned all the way up to “I-coulda-been-a-70’s-rock-superstar” loud.Read more "One Shot: Guitar Hero!"
What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore– and then run Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over– like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load Or does it explode? Langston Hughes – Harlem […]Read more "The After…"
Oh, who are the people in your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? Say, who are the people in your neighborhood? The people that you meet each day… Well, they’re the people that you meet When you’re walking down the street They’re the people that you meet each day Sesame Street, People In Your […]Read more "The People in the Neighborhood"
“When you come to the edge of all the light you have, and must take a step into the darkness of the unknown, believe that one of two things will happen. Either there will be something solid for you to stand on – or you will be taught how to fly.” Patrick OvertonRead more "At the Edge of Darkness"
Beautiful night! Sombre mother of Day!Scarcely less resplendent and delightful,And even more mysteriously lovely!Spectacle of wondrous magnificence!Darkly as thy mantle wraps the fair earth,Thou displayest, rather than concealest,The incomparable wisdom of God! … Night by C.B. Langstonhttp://www.blackcatpoems.comRead more "Boston’s Back Bay & Beyond"