The Lost Photos, and the Caught Ones

On The Day I Hated Life, I didn’t bring my camera to school. I didn’t think I’d have time to take photos.

That was a mistake.

I was the first one to get to school, so I had to wait for the principal. While waiting, I caught sight of some small birds in a flowering tree. They were fighting each other for seeds and making a noisy racket. Around the tree there was a ring of long, thin stalks of a wheat-like grass.

I watched a bird flit over to the grass. It bowed under its weight and the bird furiously flapped its wings while gripping the grass tightly.

I watched it happen over and over. Each bird surprised that the grass wasn’t holding it up.

I wished I had my camera then.

And then there are the shots I do get.

Not an E, but a ㅌ

Backlit Leaf with a +4 Macro


(Don’t) Go Speedy Dog, Go!

Electric Leaf

Leaf and Bud

Manhole Cover