John B Blackford Photography
Gallery Three: Borrowed Light

Borrowed Light: Durham Churchyard
Empire at Night
Kennsington Palace north wall
Army at the Gates
Starda Tuscany
Mel at Ship Inn
Moon Over Red Rock Canyon
Cafe from Charles Bridge
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Borrowed Light

While eyes of mourning turned toward Baghdad,
he snatched most-likely photons from the dance—
fizzing with ecstasy, heedless of delay
(enough, at any rate, to burn color into cardboard
and blend sorrow into light)—for that moment
less than none they flash on
to rendezvous.

March 10, 2003
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