Foreshadowing predicts an ending. It also can presage a beginning, and one heck of a journey.
Putting the “shadow” in “foreshadowing” seems to lend its prescient powers to the darker side.
“Shade”–despite its negative “shady” variations–conjures a respite from an overly sunny day (a particular boon to someone who, like I, still burns bright red notwithstanding liberal application of 3-digit SPF sunscreen).
When I hear the word “shadow,” however, I tend to think much darker thoughts. Involuntarily, it calls to mind the dark side of human nature: my mother implanted in my subconscious the phrase: “Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows.” Continue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Fortuitous Foreshadowing”