The cattle industry was past its prime

A detail of the fence around the cattle pen from yesterday. It’s starting to show the signs of many years in the dry Texas heat, but I bet it’ll outlast most of us…

Marathon, Texas
photographed 7.14.2018

Posted on July 27, 2018, in Photography and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Out there, the woos doesn’t rot and the cars don’t rust..


    • (I knew you meant “wood.”)

      I once wrote a poem called “Deserts Always Win” about how all that stuff that gets dumped/abandoned in the desert never gets covered over with vegetation, and doesn’t rot away, so that failure was always visible. I submitted it in a portfolio review and the reviewer HATED it, and disagreed with the very premise of it. Apparently she/he had never spent even five minutes in a desert…


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