before everything comes undone
Here are some more distant forest fires. The one on the right expanded from a barely-visible wisp of dark smoke to what you see here in about three minutes. It was fascinating. It was horrifying. It was unbelievable. And as sometimes happens, a song lyric presented itself to my brain as I made this image. I heard “got to cover some ground before everything comes undone” from the Bruce Cockburn song “40 Years in the Wilderness”.
Galisteo, New Mexico
Posted on June 3, 2022, in Photography and tagged 40 Years in the Wilderness, black and white photography, bruce cockburn, cemetery, cross, forest fire, Galisteo, learning to see, Leica, melinda green harvey, monochrome, new mexico, one day one image, photography, postaday, reasons to stop, road trip, smoke, take time to look, things i see, thoughtful seeing, travel photography. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.
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