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  • polarized light
    deepens blues, flatters greens, screens reflection
    enhances
    what i see

    curvy road
    bends gently, takes me farther, brings me closer
    obscures
    what I see

    sandy beach
    arcs around, begs me to stay, calls me to lay
    entices
    what I see

    endless forest
    hides the pulp mill, disguises entrances, laps mountains
    frames
    what I see

    nagging mind
    whispers doubt, teases sanity, won't stop
    distorts
    what I see

    setting sun
    paints sky, reminds what is behind, lights what is ahead
    highlights
    what I will see

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    I am using Cowbird to share the story of a 15,000 mile road odyssey I took in 2011, which started with me quitting my job in March and setting out in June for a loop around the US and Canada. It's less of a day by day narrative and more of an attempt to tell a story of the story, with some amounts of imagined bits that emerge on looking at the media from the trip, including the more than 1400 images, videos, and audio files collected in my digital time capsule, the Storybox.
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