I just received a beautiful photo from a far away land, sent by the person who bought one of my Canon 5Ds. It is like I gave it up for adoption, and now it gets to see things I will never see. I’m very happy about it all…but then, I feel a tiny tug of heart since it was my constant companion for many years.
I wish it the best, and I am thrilled to see what it can do when cherished in the arms of another. I never pointed it toward a landscape, and could not capture something such as this.
My shiny new camera sits near me, all awkward like a new lover.
The above photo was taken by Drew Burdick. He sent this poem to me, along with the photo:
of an ocean.
headlights on the breeze,
this single tree: