My lesson was to focus the camera on it, not the background. These haven’t been edited because I’m not up to that yet!
I focus the camera
on the orange colander
as if it were
a naked goddess
carved in marble
or gilded Aphrodite
Paul Eluard said: “There is another city and it is within this one.” Neil Gaimon uses that as a way to explore magical and parallel realities. But I heard it originally in a Zen context where it refers to something rather different. However, I need to stop thinking of the concept as a To Do item.
The pink saki bottles were harder. It’s easier said than done–to focus.