Tag Archives: John Hiatt’s “Gone

Silhouette Sampler

A silhouette is the blurred edge’s opposite: it is defined by its solidity, its opacity–by the razor’s edge of its contrast with whatever lies beyond. Silhouettes define and anchor spaces and places. My favorite silhouette doesn’t exist in a photograph, … Continue reading

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Between Relic and Ruin

  The Oxford Dictionary provides four definitions of the word “relic“: 1.  An object esteemed and venerated because of association with a saint or martyr. At Edinburgh Castle, in the Norman remains of Saint Margaret’s Chapel, for example, one can … Continue reading

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