Above the City: Leaving / Returning

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a city is more than a place in space, it is a drama in time

Patrick Geddes

and the resourceful creatures see clearly

that we are not really at home

in the interpreted world

Rainer Maria Rilke – The Duino Elegies

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Above the city

as if the cloak

of air, on wings,

weighs too heavy.

.

A need to

take flight,

defy gravity

soar, for

a moment,

and return.

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Photographs taken looking towards the roof of the City Art Centre, Edinburgh, 6th February 2016.

Watching the cycle of leaving and returning. Leaving and returning.

Now playing: Grasscut – Everyone Was a Bird.

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One Response to Above the City: Leaving / Returning

  1. dobraszczyk says:

    Wonderful! I’ve been pondering going aerial a lot recently – flying cities!

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