jolie laide

jolie laide

I started this when I lived in Brooklyn and struggled for grace in a city that grants moments of beauty and ugliness breathtakingly close to one another. Now I live in a place where things are a different kind of ugly and the beauty is pedestrian. I struggle with that.



Anonymous A. said...

I adore this picture.

12:33 PM  
Blogger ttractor said...

thanks awwgie. perhaps I am your urban counterpart? I am dreaming of your redbuds, while the view out my back window is barbed wire, burglar bars, parged old brick and a grey sky.

5:06 PM  

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