When asked why he chose "The Moon and Sixpence" as the title for his novel about the life of a fictional artist based on real life artist Paul Gauguin, W. Somerset Maugham explained that the title was a reference to individuals who, while reaching for the moon, miss the sixpence at their feet.
This photo journal is about finding and capturing that sixpence.
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Sixpence in the Back Yard
There are these wonderful vines growing on the fence along the side of the house. The tendrils reach out above the fence toward the electrical wires overhead. In the morning light, they seem to glow.