Christmas Cottage

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Christmas cottage, Warwick, NY. 2015

This is my response to Jennifer Nichole Wells’s One Word Photo challenge: Attic, Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Doors and Windows Continued, and a late entry for Norm Frampton’s December 24th, Thursday Doors.

These challenges all overlapped nicely this week, unified by one photo. How convenient, especially at this busy time of year! ūüôā
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Artificial

Who do they think they’re fooling? Even in the fading light this cell phone tower, camouflaged with artificial foliage,¬†has a hard time blending with its surroundings. It looks like a giant bottle cleaning brush or prickly Q-tip.
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Since¬†attempts to disguise these things as trees always seem to fail, perhaps¬†it would be best to embrace¬†their artificial nature¬†rather than unsuccessfully¬†try to hide it. I would love to see at least some¬†made into ¬†fantastical sculpture like the¬†Montju√Įc Telecommunications Tower in Barcelona which doubles as a sundial.

Cell phone towers seem to be a permanent part of our future. What do you think about their aesthetic role?

This is my response to Jennifer Nichole Wells’s One Word Photo Challenge: Artificial.

Wood And Metal Spanning Space And Time


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lonely hound traveling
long retired tracks
soft paws and toenails echo 
click-it-a-clack

copyright ©2015 Terry Boswell

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wood and metal
softly fade 
into distance 
and receding light
enveloped soon in darkness

copyright ©2015 Terry Boswell

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This is my response to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Metal and Wood.

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