Friday, April 13, 2012

art meets life meets art

We have a sandwich in the canal-side pub – there are pictures on the wall. One of them catches my eye – it’s clearly a view of the nearby locks and bridge, but I can’t get it to work in my mind.

We walk outside and try to find the viewpoint. 

the vantage point
halfway up a flight of locks
but off to one side
the artist has hedged his bets
and yet he tried

imperfect picture
perspective shifts, colours wrong
gives me a foothold

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