Posted by Cindy O
on Dec 7, 2011 in poetry
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I wrote these poems March 4th 2011. They were inspired by the photo included here. I was struck by the awkwardness of the bike in the water. There were so many energies that I felt when looking at the image; pain, confusion, helplessness.
When I contacted the photographer Gig Laurin to ask permission to post the picture on my website, she commented,
“Because I am also an artist I found this photo mysteriously haunting and beautiful. I may someday make it come to life in an acrylic painting. …It saddens me to think that some of our society has a total...