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Anchoring the sky

Photo Challenge: Weightlessness
Prompt:  Show us the effects of gravity in your photo this week.



Source:  I took this photo in May of 2015 from our car travelling on the Desert Road.

Map of Desert Rd

Source:  Google Maps: Desert Road

When I look at the my photograph I imagine each of the power pylons combine to form a network of supports, holding up the canopy that is the clouds.   This additionally anchors them, from floating free in the sky, to the ground.

I imagine that without them, the sky could well continue rising until it is out of reach of us poor mortals.  Taking with it the life giving clouds full of rain to nourish the land and what meagre protection from the hot sun they can offer.




I was 46 years old when I begun this blog, female and married with a house full of cats (7). My past is littered with the impact of events that happened when I was a teen. Two loves of my life have been nursing and studying. I just completed my Master of Arts: Media Studies endorsement. My blog will be about the things I think about, that might be better served being written rather than squirreled away in my mind festering. It is the meanderings of my mind as I seek to define myself and my world.

3 thoughts on “Anchoring the sky

  1. Very clever perspective. Like many soldiers, I am intimately familiar with those structures in a very practical sense (they are great aids to navigation) as they march across the desert but I love how you have elevated them to a far grander purpose…


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