journal

marzipan

September 24, 2014 colors, italy

Aug-31 152

marzipan tomatoes
prickly-pears, figs
and 4 shadows

modica, sicily
august 31, 2014

and i’m waiting
to see god on television
piped onto church altars
if only they can find
the right channel

f/5.0
1/100 s
iso 400
auto
camera – nikon D90
lens – 17.0-55.0 mm f/2.8
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – colors

peppers

September 24, 2014 colors, italy

Sept-15 010

in with the flowers
shriveled peppers
campo di fiori

roma, lazio
september 15, 2014

and i’m waiting
for the meek to be blessed
and inherit the earth
without taxes
and i’m waiting

f/4.5
1/400 s
iso 500
aperture priority
camera – nikon D800e
lens – 18.0-300.0 mm f/3.5-5.6
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – colors

tivoli

September 24, 2014 colors, italy

Sept-16 007

lucrezia’s son
the cardinal’s house
villa d’este

tivoli, lazio
september 16, 2014

and i’m waiting
for the human crowd
to wander off a cliff somewhere
clutching its atomic umbrella
and i’m waiting

f/3.2
1/8000 s
iso 3200
aperture priority
camera – nikon D800e
lens – 17.0-55.0 mm f/2.8
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – colors

campo

September 24, 2014 colors, italy

Sept-15 009

in with the flowers
peppers as a bouquet
campo di fiori

roma, lazio
september 15, 2014

and i’m waiting
for the atomic tests to end
and i’m waiting happily
for things to get much worse
before they improve

f/4.5
1/500 s
iso 500
aperture priority
camera – nikon D800e
lens – 18.0-300.0 mm f/3.5-5.6
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – colors

tapestry

September 24, 2014 colors, italy

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gold and silver threads
reds and greens
monastery museum

montecassino, lazio
september 13, 2014

and i’m perpetually waiting
for the fleeting lovers on the grecian urn
to catch each other up at last
and embrace
and i’m waiting

f/4.5
1/15 s
iso 400
auto
camera – nikon D90
lens – 18.0-300.0 mm f/3.5-5.6
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – colors

stone

September 24, 2014 colors, italy

Sept-3 036

the opposite valley
buganvilia border
boutique hotel

modica, sicily
september 3, 2014

and i’m waiting
for them to prove
that god is really american
i’m seriously waiting

f/5.6
1/500 s
iso 100
aperture priority
camera – nikon D800e
lens – 18.0-300.0 mm f/3.5-5.6
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – colors

thistle

September 24, 2014 colors, italy

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on the roadside
in the woods
near portosalvo

aprigliano, calabria
september 7, 2014

i am waiting for the second coming
and i’m waiting
for a religious revival
to sweep thru the state of arizona
and i’m waiting

f/9.0
1/320 s
iso 200
auto
camera – nikon D90
lens – 17.0-55.0 mm f/2.8
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – colors

chestnuts

September 24, 2014 colors, italy

Sept-7 071

walking
the dirt road
to portosalvo

aprigliano, calabria
september 7, 2014

and i’m waiting
for the war to be fought
which will make the world safe
for anarchy
and i’m waiting

f/6.3
1/200 s
iso 200
auto
camera – nikon D90
lens – 17.0-55.0 mm f/2.8
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – colors

buganvilia1

September 23, 2014 colors, italy

Aug-31 183

the opposite valley
wild flowers
tumble from the rocks

modica, sicily
august 31, 2014

and i’m waiting
for the age of anxiety
to drop dead
and i’m waiting
and i’m waiting

f/7.1
1/200 s
iso 200
auto
camera – nikon D90
lens – 17.0-55.0 mm f/2.8
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – colors

paint

September 23, 2014 colors, italy

Aug-31 149

an advertisement
for art ceramics
main street

modica, sicily
august 31, 2014

and i’m waiting
for the rebirth of wonder
and i’m waiting for someone
to really discover america
and wail

f/5.6
1/125 s
iso 250
auto
camera – nikon D90
lens – 17.0-55.0 mm f/2.8
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – colors