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August 11, 2009

Lola at 76th Street & Fifth Avenue.

Palemale near Alice In Wonderland, Central Park.

I found myself once again standing somewhat unsteadily on the steep lawn looking up at him perched on an evergreen at the foot of Cedar Hill.
Just under the high branch where he stood, a number of green pine cones were arranged in neat rows like summer icicles waiting to drip free in the sweltering evening. He kept his wings open like he always does when it is very hot and panted as he watched the sunlight slip away from his part of the earth. I sometimes envy his want-to-do world and wish I could give up my have-to-do one for just a moment of his.

All images above photographed on Tuesday August 11, 2009.