Looking Glass

Little Crater Lake, July 2018

A double blue reflection. The cobalt of the lake with its graveyard of dead trees lying on the bottom. One recent death half-floats in purgatory. And the deep blue of the sky, foregrounded by a living green forest. Both blues framed by ancient volcanic formations. All is alive, even death.

 

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26 Comments on “Looking Glass

  1. Nicely done ! Enlarged a bit, it appears to be an Oil painting. Ripples are like brush strokes. Wonderful ..

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  3. Thanks for recently taking my survey! I truly love this! “all is alive, even death” genius.

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  4. My friends and I drove out to Crater Lake last year. Forest fires beat us there, the crater filled with smoke. Should’ve visted your Little Crater Lake instead.

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  5. Yes, last year it was smokey at a lot of places. When the Columbia Gorge caught on fire, downtown Portland looked like the apocalypse.

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  6. When we crossed the border into Oregon, the sky was orange and it was raining ash. Legit thought it was the apocalypse.

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