A kid from the neighborhood reacts to my buddy’s pickup truck after it was totaled in an accident. Fortunately, nobody was seriously hurt.
I couldn’t help but notice how similar the kid looks to the figure in the famous Edvard Munch painting, popularly known as, The Scream. *
*By Edvard Munch – National Gallery of Norway, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=69541493
The top picture is an original I posted last December (Wild Grass and Turbine). Since then, I discovered the color curves feature in a free photo editing program. I used it to make three pretty weird variations. It was a lot of fun.
the first thunderclaps,
like cannons in the distance –
we brace for the storm
Waiting in my car for the rustiest ship in the fleet to dock. My buddy, who is sitting shotgun, warns that you can get tetanus just from looking at it. I half believe him.
Longshoremen double check the cables and shackles before sending the last lift out of the cargo hold. The piece weighs in at about 120 tonnes, so somebody throws in a Hail Mary for good measure.
During an exceptionally tedious work day, it occurs to me that the stark geometry of the crane is rather beautiful when viewed against the backdrop of billowing clouds.