I attended a talk by poet laureate and poetry professor Billy Collins earlier this year. Someone asked him whether anyone can produce a poem, and he noted that one thing that cannot be taught is metaphor.
Thinking metaphorically seems to me to apply to images as well as words: you either see a connection or you don’t, and I imagine most people will see wildly different things.
This week’s photo challenge is wonderfully open-ended. It asks us to present dialogue between pictures, for beholders to contemplate. It’s almost too much fun to come up with such visual combinations.
I call this pairing “Burst”:
Some Sunday sloth:
“Caught in the Act”:
Possibly my favorite pairing:
For whom do the bells toll?
Of these two pairings, only one (in each) should be eaten:
Some architectural pairings:
Art is everywhere:
Some morning stars: