Hydrant 20 || Tilt -- or the loss of a metaphoric bridge--


Times exist when a fluid annoyance easily flares up at myself— for not creating elaborate commentary for these photographs— the loss of a metaphoric bridge, or rather for not building a metaphoric bridge between an image and a creative ideal. For instance today's picture displays what should allow for instantaneous exemplifications, remarks regarding the state of the world or tilted political discourse in America— but all I recall is the moment itself— the short walk down a sidestreet in Houston this summer. The buzz of traffic blurred in my ears as I crouched down to shoot the photo. Brendan was asleep in his carrier; Ricky was busy with a meeting in an air conditioned hotel room. The day presented itself with much promise—


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