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Thursday, 25 February 2016

Keeping an eye on the ball in Jupiter

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A Palestinian man uses a rope to climb over a section of Israel's controversial separation barrier that separates the West Bank city of al-Ram from east Jerusalem

A Palestinian man uses a rope to climb over a section of Israel’s controversial separation barrier that separates the West Bank city of al-Ram from east Jerusalem: photo by Thomas Coex/AFP, 25 February 2016

A Palestinian man uses a rope to climb over a section of Israel's controversial separation barrier that separates the West Bank city of al-Ram from east Jerusalem

A Palestinian man uses a rope to climb over a section of Israel’s controversial separation barrier that separates the West Bank city of al-Ram from east Jerusalem: photo by Thomas Coex/AFP, 25 February 2016

Opposition party supporters keep warm by a fire as they gather in front of Kosovo's government building in Pristina

Opposition party supporters keep warm by a fire as they gather in front of Kosovo’s government building in Pristina: photo by Armend Nimani/AFP, 25 February 2016

A woman stands among photos taken of human rights victims during martial law, displayed at an experiential museum inside a military camp in Manila

A woman stands among photos taken of human rights victims during martial law, displayed at an experiential museum inside a military camp in Manila: photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP,  25 February 2016

 
Ethan Hawke with Uma Thurman on the red carpet during arrivals at the 74th Academy Awards celebration at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood: photo by Monica Almeida/The New York Times, 24 March 2002
 
Health authorities with the help of the Cuban army fumigate against the Aedes aegypti mosquito to prevent the spread of zika, chikungunya and dengue in a street of Havana

Health authorities with the help of the Cuban army fumigate against the Aedes aegypti mosquito to prevent the spread of zika, chikungunya and dengue in a street of Havana: photo by Yamil Lage/AFP, 24 February 2016


Members of the news media on the red carpet for the 86th annual Academy Awards ceremony as nominees and celebrities arrive: photo by Monica Almeida/The New York Times. 2 March 2014



Bags of garbage sit in Jdeideh, a suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, where the city’s landfill was closed in July. Politicians have bickered about what to do with the trash ever since.: photo by Joseph Eid/Agence France-Presse, 25 February 2016


 
Bags of garbage sit in Jdeideh, a suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, where the city’s landfill was closed in July. Politicians have bickered about what to do with the trash ever since.: photo by Joseph Eid/Agence France-Presse, 25 February 2016


Keeping an eye on the ball in Jupiter

Human life as an experiential
museum inside a military camp to control the spread of human life

Is the only hope
 as it goes up into a doubtful sky

the return of the bags of garbage hidden inside the clothing of the stars?





Ichiro Suzuki, of the Miami Marlins, keeps his eye on a ball after tossing it in the air at spring training in Jupiter, Florida: photo by Jeff Roberson/Associated Press, 24 February 2016


 
Ichiro Suzuki, of the Miami Marlins, keeps his eye on a ball after tossing it in the air at spring training in Jupiter, Florida: photo by Jeff Roberson/Associated Press, 24 February 2016 




Sandra Bullock and George Clooney before the start of the 84th Academy Awards show
: photo by Monica Almeida/The New York Times, 22 February 2012

 
A cold, rainy and blustery day in Times Square, New York: photo by Todd Heisler/The New York Times 24 February 2016
 

A boy walks in the old market in Damascus: photo by Hassan Ammar/Associated Press, 24 February 2016



A boy walks in the old market in Damascus: photo by Hassan Ammar/Associated Press, 24 February 2016



An aerial view of the debris from the Didcot Power Station in Oxfordshire, England after it collapsed, killing one and injuring five: photo by Steve Parsons/Press Association, via Associated Press, 24 February 2016


An aerial view of the debris from the Didcot Power Station in Oxfordshire, England after it collapsed, killing one and injuring five: photo by Steve Parsons/Press Association, via Associated Press, 24 February 2016

 

A migrant near the Macedonia-Greece border in Gevgelija, Macedonia.  Austria and nine Balkan states have agreed on measures to stop the flow of migrants from Greece.: photo by Marko Djurica/Reuters, 24 February 2016


A migrant near the Macedonia-Greece border in Gevgelija, Macedonia.  Austria and nine Balkan states have agreed on measures to stop the flow of migrants from Greece.: photo by Marko Djurica/Reuters, 24 February 2016



Asylum seekers from Iraq warm themselves as they wait to cross into Macedonia near Idomeni, Greece. About 12,000 migrants are stranded in Greece, the Interior Ministry said.: photo by Petros Giannakouris/Associated Press, 24 February 2016
 

Models for Gucci wait backstage at a fashion show in Milan
: photo by Valerio Mezzanotti for The New York Times, 24 February 2016

 

A model wears clothing by Anteprima on the runway at a fashion show in Milan.: photo by Tiziana Fabi/Agence France-Presse, 25 February 2016
 

Former President Bill Clinton campaigns for his wife, Hillary, in Rock Hill, S.C. The Democratic primary is on Saturday in South Carolina.: photo by Sam Hodgson for The New York Times, 25 February 2016

 
A man rests on a blanket near railway tracks in Tabanovce, Macedonia, as he waits for permission to cross the border to Serbia: photo by Boris Grdanoski/Associated Press, 25 February 2016
 


A young refugee at the Piraeus port in Athens, where she will stay until she can be moved to a reception center: photo by Simela Pantzartzi/European Pressphoto Agency, 25 February 2016


Israeii border police stop and frisk a Palestinian youth next to the Damascus Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem: photo by Atef Safadi/European Pressphoto Agency, 25 February 2016

 
Israeii border police stop and frisk a Palestinian youth next to the Damascus Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem: photo by Atef Safadi/European Pressphoto Agency, 25 February 2016

 
Police in Manila try to stop Filipinos headed for the E.D.S.A. shrine commemorating the bloodless revolt that toppled the dictator Ferdinand Marcos in 1986: photo by Noel Celis/Agence France-Presse, 25 February 2016
 
 
 
Police in Manila try to stop Filipinos headed for the E.D.S.A. shrine commemorating the bloodless revolt that toppled the dictator Ferdinand Marcos in 1986: photo by Noel Celis/Agence France-Presse, 25 February 2016

4 comments:

Sandra said...

a doubtful sky"......I am speechless !

TC said...

I think I know the feeling.

Wooden Boy said...

The poem reminds me of that troubling box in The Third Policeman, an interminable run of insides.

To set this against the fierce hope of the impossible outside, the rope thrown over the wall in the first photo.

I want to wipe that image of the idiot joy of the Oscar's hack pack out of my head.

TC said...

Yes, the insides are the traps. I did notice that.

If only we could throw a rope over the wall to escape... this suffocating global Hollywood.