Wing-Feather Fables: Everything Lost

St. Anthony, venerated as the patron saint of lost articles, finds he no longer has a place in our modern world. A world where the lost are easily replaced.

St. Anthony was tired. He used to visit yearly, but it had been decades since he’d climbed the hill. His arrow, planted centuries ago, was neglected now, and flecked with rust. No caretakers came to burnish it, no shamans on their knees. The air itself had forgotten the simple pilgrim’s chant. Anthony whispered it back into the breezes:

Tony, Tony, look around. Something’s lost and must be found!

Read the rest of the story here.

Photograph by Brenda Gottsabend; Story by Lisa Ahn

Read more about Wing-Feather Fables here.



Posted on July 25, 2012, in Wing-Feather Fables and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. Powerful image with the arrow dividing the sky in two.

  2. Wow. Amazing photo Brenda. Love how you used light here.

  3. Another wonderful collaboration, Brenda! Your image is so simple and powerful. I live on San Antonio St., so I had a special interest in this poignant story.

  4. A powerful shot made even more poignant by the story that accompanies it.

  5. Wonderful graphic image, Brenda. But the story makes me want to cry!

  6. Wonderful extraction Brenda and another great example of how well words and image can be combined when two creative souls have a go of it.

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