October Shadows

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It’s autumn, the time of long shadows and reflection. The time of change, lightness and darkness. I wrote these words on October the First, 1969. the distance between our hearts is beyond the arrow’s flight; yet the thoughts that we share are constantly within us both Socrates describes a group of people who have lived chained to the wall of …

Street style

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I wrote this in 1970: Home Town The gang and me we get along fine. We drink together and wander the roads of our town with youthful haste. Without them my home town would have no meaning. Which makes me think about the streets. It makes me wonder what it is we see when we take photographs on the street. Are we seeing the people, or are we seeing …