“Do you know," Peter asked, "why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.” ~ J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

11.16.2010

when i stepped outside, the leaves were like lights


lights i could see only from the corners of my eyes, or if i just glanced down; if i tried to catch them in the act of glowing - and they were, i swear - they would return to normal leaflike behavior.  i tried anyway, but my "camera" camera was just not getting it - i walked up and down the sidewalk trying to cajole them to show themselves, trying to surprise them into lighting up but those leaves were just downright uncooperative, as wild leaves can be, so i decided on sneakiness and my cellphone camera.


close enough.

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13 comments:

  1. your cell phone worked...i see the lights :)

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  2. it did, it worked! and you can probably see the big wide smile this put on my face out of the corner of your eye as well...

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  3. sometimes ya just gotta be sneaky!

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  4. Don't you hate it when the camera just doesn't get it? When it doesn't have the same vision as you?
    Frustrating beyond belief.

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  5. i see the lights. They are as clear as golden day. You released the magic!

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  6. hahahaha very sneaky indeed! and those socks are fantastic. :)

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  7. I can just see you striding all around and finally sneaking your cell phone out of your pocket. ha.

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  8. yes, yes, the lights, but i gotta say, it's your SOCKS that caught my eye more than the leaves! how cute are you?!

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  9. oh I learn something new everyday here..they are!!

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  10. haha this is great.
    many times it's my phone that gets the image i like

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