Wednesday, June 15, 2011

3WW: Thread, Grip, Prefer

I grip the handle
of my camera

feel the slight
roughness, squint

through the viewfinder,
and focus the dandelion.

I see a spider has threaded
her web around its stem

and up and around
the golden head.

Nothing is ever perfect
and that is good.

I set my camera
to aperture priority

which I prefer because
it'll blur the background

and maybe catch some bokeh,
those magical bubbles

of future uncertainties.
I feel the smooth shutter

button, press it slowly,
freeze-frame tomorrow.


Ramesh Sood said...

And the way you captured it.. I can see it so clear and nice.. Enjoyed being here.. A return visit to my page would make me happy.. Thanks!!!

jaerose said...

'nothing is ever perfect and that is good' - what a fantastic line.. Jae :) Happy Snapping!

Chris said...

I like the technology mixed with the words.Nicely done. Cheers.

Old Altonian said...

I too liked the mix of the technical with the artistic - very good.

Laurie Kolp said...

I'm with Jaerose... that line runs deep.

Cynthia said...

Clean and observent.

Fear Not the Darkness but What lies Within said...

"Freeze frame tomorrow" I like this poem and the way you capture it all.

Angel said...

Love the cadence of this one.

Kim Nelson said...

As an amateur photographer, I was entranced by your piece. Lovely, accurate, inspiring write!

Kylie said...

Great description. I really enjoyed this one!

Nico said...


Fine writing! Jae and Laurie picked my favorite line. There is deep truth in that. Maybe nothing is ever perfect, but this poem is pretty close.

trisha said...

very beautiful piece. loved the scene you created.


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