American picture haikus

Arlington Cemetary

JFK's inaugural address at Arlington Cemetary

What's America?
No greater duty on earth
Than live by free will


Nam June Paik: Electronic Superhighway

The canvass of truth
Is more than often painted
In hellish colors

New York Subway

Faith versus fate

Motion and movement
Driven by skies or by man
A squeaking balance


Faith versus fate

Looneys keeping guard
On the street, women yelling
Spring is in the air


Helen Mirren in The Audience

A ticket to life
Please — between fame and forgotten
There's no mezzanine