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22nd September, fragile
22-SEP-2004

22nd September, fragile

First day of Autumn,
I took a picture of a fallen leaf over the front of the car,
it wasn't until later that it appeared symbolic.
I was over an hour and a half late home from work,
the road was blocked due to a big road accident.
Five police cars, three fire engines and three ambulances were in attendance.
We sometimes forget how fragile life is,
and how easily it can be taken away.


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Adalberto Tiburzi24-Sep-2004 13:59
vote ^_^
Pedro Libório23-Sep-2004 22:12
I can understand very well that feelinf...portuguese roads are read a problem to us ...to many portuguese drivers in it...
nice shot!!!
Argishti Khachik23-Sep-2004 13:27
beautiful. In thumbnail I thought this is water ;-)
very well done!
cheers
Stu23-Sep-2004 12:19
Superb. Like the story.
Dominic Kite23-Sep-2004 08:09
The same accident affected us in town too Northy! Nicely thought out, and well taken.
Katie Chew22-Sep-2004 23:30
Life is so very fragile. You captured this well!
Guest 22-Sep-2004 22:42
brilliant, I thought it was falling from the sky and couldn't fathom how there was a shadow under it,
Niall O'Shea22-Sep-2004 21:49
I thought the same as laine, at first. Poignant image. Has the still elegance of a Haiku poem.
laine8222-Sep-2004 21:40
From the thumb it looks like a yacht in the mediterranean somewhere... Life is indeed fragile, but thankfully we humans last longer than this leaf. Great image Northy.
Lee Kindness22-Sep-2004 21:38
Very good symbolism!
Linda Mingay22-Sep-2004 21:10
oh what a sobering thought....especially after a few glasses of red stuff! nice pic Andy!
northstar3722-Sep-2004 20:41
Well, you have a handy shiny new car
Zak22-Sep-2004 20:38
indeed :(

nice leafy pic, I'll have to have a go at this reflection stuff ;-)