Meditations on Transparency

Transparency on Black

Transparency on Black, photo by Harold Davis. View this image larger.

Transparency is good in many things: political processes, business contracts, lingerie, and (of course) flower petals.

The more it seems that I can almost see through these petals:
The more I want to see through them,
The more I want to look,
The more I want to see,
The more I want.


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This entry was posted in Flowers, Photograms, Photography.

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