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in the light of our elders

Allan  Erickson

Eugene, United States

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Artist's Description

Many of the trees in this forest have stood since – and often before – Columbus got lost on his way to India. Our forests are special places, an environment of immense and immaculate symbiosis, where all beings are dependent upon the other.

When a shaft of light breaches the canopy it doesn’t last long. I saw this coming, and by the time I set up the moment was almost gone. But such moments are also perpetual, occuring season after season, year after year, century after century… on all continents of our planet. Our forests are common legacy, a shared inheritance that we’ve squandered to a point beyond forgiveness.

Sacred groves, supplying oxygen, filtering water, providing shade and habitat and occasional respite from this “modern” world of ours…

There is but one earth and all that we have comes from it. Respect it, love it, protect it.

Wiillamette National Forest, Oregon (USA)

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Featured in Image Writing group, 1/21/10

Featured in All Oregon group, 1/24/10

Featured in Forests, 5/09/10

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