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Saturday, 20 January 2018

And therefore as a stranger give it welcome (written on the wind)

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The lady in the first booth, 1956 | by MichaelRyerson

The lady in  the first booth, 1956 | Dorothy Malone, who passed away yesterday at 93, on the set of Written on the Wind directed by Douglas Sirk, 1956: photo by Michael Ryerson, 20 January 2018

That ghost that came and spoke equivocally in ancient languages
was put there to confuse us
its ghostly utterance an anxious night wind across the plains  
its phantasmagoric sister
was put there not so much to suggest a promiscuous way out of West Texas 
with its oilwells
and highballs
as to convince us there would never be a way out
but who was it wanted to indicate to us by
the equivocation something else
don't be afraid
and therefore as a stranger give it welcome
its ghostly utterance an anxious night wind blowing across the plains
 
Flag on the porch | by ADMurr

Flag on the porch [eastside, LA]: photo by Andrew Murr, 11 October 2016

Untitled | by patrickjoust

Untitled [West Pratt, Baltimore]: photo by Patrick, November 2017

near Ellis, Kansas | by josephvavak

near Ellis, Kansas: photo by Joseph Vavak, 14 January 2018

near Ellis, Kansas | by josephvavak

near Ellis, Kansas: photo by Joseph Vavak, 14 January 2018

near Ellis, Kansas | by josephvavak

near Ellis, Kansas: photo by Joseph Vavak, 14 January 2018

House, Alameda | by austin granger

House, Alameda [California]: photo by Austin Granger, 19 January 2018

Randall County | by Frank Eleveld

Randall County [Texas Panhandle]: photo by Frank Eleveld, 19 January 2018

Untitled | by el zopilote

Albuquerque, New Mexico: photo by Jorge Guadalupe Lizárraga, 19 January 2018

Untitled | by el zopilote

Albuquerque, New Mexico: photo by Jorge Guadalupe Lizárraga, 19 January 2018

Untitled | by el zopilote

Albuquerque, New Mexico: photo by Jorge Guadalupe Lizárraga, 19 January 2018

Avondale, Auckland | by bobsan88

Avondale, Auckland: photo by bobsan88, 19 January 2018

South 47th Avenue | by GC_Dean

South 47th Avenue | Phoenix, Arizona: photo by Dean Terasaki, 28 October 2018

South 47th Avenue | by GC_Dean

South 47th Avenue | Phoenix, Arizona: photo by Dean Terasaki, 28 October 2018

South 47th Avenue | by GC_Dean
 South 47th Avenue | Phoenix, Arizona: photo by Dean Terasaki, 28 October 2018

Father Crowley Overlook | by JaZ99wro

Father Crowley Overlook | Death Valley, CA.: photo by JaZwro99, 26 January 2017

Father Crowley Overlook | by JaZ99wro
 
Father Crowley Overlook | Death Valley, CA.: photo by JaZwro99, 26 January 2017

Father Crowley Overlook | by JaZ99wro

Father Crowley Overlook | Death Valley, CA.: photo by JaZwro99, 26 January 2017