The Simplicity of Nature …. in response to Jakesprinter’s Sunday Post challenge. Be sure to check out other entries at his clever blog: Jakesprinter’s Sunday Post.
“Nothing is less real than realism…details are confusing…it is only by selection, by elimination, by emphasis that we get at the real meaning of things” ~Georgia O’Keeffe 1976 unpaginated text
I am too often distracted by the clutter of my life, by the details that tend to confuse rather than illuminate. By eliminating that which is not necessary, by emphasizing the important elements, I might discover the real meaning and purpose of life–or at least of the moment. This image reminds me that life is fraught with dangers and pain, but those same sources of injury can also provide intense experiences of beauty; it all depends on the perspective.
It seems that we cannot escape the cactus, even in the mountains.