The last rights were given… all was lost.

He’d hoped for a miracle or for the huddled mass to finally awaken from the wicked enchantment.

It was not to be.

And so it went… fluttering and battered… slipping out through shuttered window crack…

Perhaps one day they could finally see. How furious they’d be!

He packed up his rage… folded it carefully, and placed it neatly next to his hope…

He closed the pack and made his way down the darkened passage singing a lone sad melody.

Coimbra, Portugal

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Skip Hunt, born on the wind-swept plains of Oklahoma, is a professional photographer in Austin, Texas. He picked up a 35mm camera in the mid-1970’s and has never stopped sharing his unique vision via photographic images.

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Comments

  • Jen Cannella
    Jen Cannellaover 6 years ago

    Beautiful image and writing!

  • I wrote it to go with this. thanks!

    – Skip Hunt

  • Thank you!

    essence

    – Skip Hunt

  • Barbara Rahal
    Barbara Rahalover 6 years ago

    Beautiful all together, I agree with Jen your writing is a good companion here…nice job!

  • Nanmarie
    Nanmarieover 6 years ago

    Wow, awesome combination. Great stuff Skip.

  • Jo O'Brien
    Jo O'Brienover 6 years ago

    Love the perspective in this. The figure is the icing on the cake and gives this image a narrative and extra point of interest. Well done.

  • coffeebean
    coffeebeanover 6 years ago

    Excellent image, the marriage with your words is perfect, well done, a very moving experience.

  • M.  Photography
    M. Photographyover 6 years ago

    great depth, this would of been a good shot without the man, but he also draws you into the story…love it

  • augz
    augzover 6 years ago

    Great work.

  • Philip  Rogan
    Philip Roganabout 6 years ago

    good dodging too lift him out of the street a tad, like the writing too

  • micheleirene
    micheleireneabout 6 years ago

    I love your work.

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaover 5 years ago

    fantastic ;

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