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    The rough surface
    catches my coat and
     I  feel the cold metal
    on the back of my legs.
    The crisp air stings my nose awakening my memories
    that long for the sun
    to warm my cheeks.

    laughter is the closest distance between two people.

                 victor borge

    The closeup image of this peony spawned the macro project "texture and edge".  From a minimalist view, macro photography is a meditation for me, removing complexity to clarity at one fine point of focus.

    The rough metal surface

    catches my coat and

     I feel the

    The rough metal surface

    catches my coat and

     I feel the cold press through  

     onto the back of my legs.

    The closeup image of this peony spawned the macro project "texture and edge".  From a minimalist view, macro photography is a meditation for me, removing the
    complex to clarity at
    one fine point of focus.