Sunday, October 23, 2011

Mag 88

Lee Friedlander, from America by Car

51 comments:

  1. Glass and Mirrors. Nice photo!

    JJRod'z

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  2. Intriguing angles in the photo. Power games.

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  3. The first Dr. Linthead link is in error. Sorry, clumsy this morning.

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  4. This reminded me of the drive into Chicago, taking our daughter to the U. of Chicago to begin college.

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  5. Okay, I've put something up for you guys.
    Many thanks for hosting these events!
    Jamie

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  6. Great image. All sorts of ideas ran through my head. : )

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  7. I was reminded of San Francisco on a sunny October day. This was fun and I'm afraid fast.

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  8. Ah, the city. I have to go there, sometimes.

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  9. Today's image inspired a dark poetic study of courage and hope. It is disturbing, but at the same time points to the strength of the human spirit in the face of great adversity. This piece also sprang from a concept I'd been dancing with since yesterday, inspired by a post from the writing site d'Verse.

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  10. Great angles. Fortunately, I needed something to define.

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  11. one of the joys of middle age --- a lack of mirrors

    ted

    http://8thavesouth.blogspot.com/2011/10/mirror-sonnet.html

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  12. Wonderful choice of photo, Tess. As soon as I looked at it, I could feel the city closing around me like a giant claw. I wrote a more lighthearted version of that feeling for my daily doggerel, then proceeded to inflict it upon everyone here.

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie’s Guide to Adventurous Travel

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  13. Great image, Tess, thank you.
    I have just spend the day with my son on a wet rugby pitch so perfect timing to sit and write something, my hands are finally warm:)

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  14. That is just a great photograph. I've revised it (drawing on iPad) to something that fits with a poem I've been thinking about. (Sorry, but work is long, life short.) It really is a lovely picture and prompt. K.

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  15. Noisy traffic drowned out my thinking process! LOL

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  16. Enjoyed the beat of this one...thanks...

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  17. nice prompt, though I looked to the window above rather than in the car (also ignored the fact that it was obviously American)
    much love
    martine

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  18. this ended up going a different way but i guess thats just what happens..x

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  19. My response to this prompt was based on the number of choices on Sirius XM satellite radio, which we have on our cars as well as on my husband's Harley Davidson. So many choices. When I feel like changing the station over and over, I know that it's time to turn it off. Amazing how life's little luxuries become irritants after awhile...

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  20. Sauchiehall St. was the first thing to come in mind!

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  21. Lee Friedlander is one of my favorite photographers! Thanks for the great image! Good old New York!

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  22. Magpies on the road can be the hardest, but we did our best.

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  23. Done. It's 11:38PM. Clear outside. Good night, Ma'am.

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  24. thanks for the prompt, Tess! :)

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  25. What an interesting prompt this week...

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  26. Have fun will travel, thanks Tess for the prompt.
    Sorry to be delayed, I am late for work
    back later to read and enjoy.

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  27. This photo was perfect for a poem that has been with me for so long. I've been missing living in the city. When I was in my early 20s I live in the downtown area of San Diego. It was not without its challenges but I remember that time fondly.

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  28. My first poem here...do have a look.

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  29. Amazing what old memories a photo can dredge up...

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  30. Home from vacation to hour city scape. Mind somewhere else still.

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  31. Hi Tess apparently my link #59 doesn't work because the address is messed up. I tried to post it again on #68 and I think that link works fine. Could you please delete #59 for me? Thanks Kristen

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  32. No problem...fixed it, Kristen! ))

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  33. Mine's up. Don't know where you find the pictures!

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  34. Love the picture prompt..I am a small town girl who now lives in the fourth largest city in the country...my poetic reflection on my journey

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  35. I've climbed aboard to join this road trip...

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  36. i reflected on this prompt - but only for a moment! steven

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  37. Thanks Tess :) It is a gorgeous day in Springfield, how's Dublin?

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  38. my first time posting. but i loved the photo! thank you!

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  39. Possibly the best prompt yet. Excellent, I could have done with another week!

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  40. Another sweetie of a prompt. Thanks, Tess

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  41. A slip up there when I put up the URL. People will have found the previous entry. I have rectified it now. ENJOY!!!

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  42. Sorry my poem is from the previous prompt of the boy with the Peking Ducks. Cannot figure out how to get it there. I will be back for another prompt. This was a great writing exercise for me. Loved it. Hope you like the poem. Thanks for the fun!

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  43. write a sequel upon someone's request.

    will read tomorrow.

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  44. Intrigued by this image. It brought much to mind.

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  45. Resorting to walking explains why I'm late to join the queue!

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  46. At Last! I thought I would never get this together.

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  47. This blog is new to me. Thanks for the prompt. As you will see from my poem, I do not like cities.

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