Self likes playing with the concept of boundaries, this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge.
For this post, her examples of BOUNDARIES are:
a window. A window is more than just a means of ventilation. It also frames a landscape. It imposes a boundary on the “outside” and turns it into what we think of as quote unquote view:
a river. Rivers are boundaries. Self took this picture from a bus heading to New York City from New Hampshire, March 2015:
Self really loves ruminating on this week’s theme. In honor of the last, an excerpt from a poem called “Coming Into New York,” by John Updike (Who knew he wrote poetry?) in the Oct. 5, 2015 issue of The New Yorker:
After Providence, Connecticut —
the green defiant landscape, unrelieved
except by ordered cities, smart and smug,
in spirit villages, too full of life
to be so called, too small to seem sincere.
And then like Death it comes upon us:
the plain of steaming trash, the tinge of brown
that colors now the trees and grass as though
exposed to rays sent from the core of heat–
Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.