Ripples in the pond

And so he realised the impossibility of moving, without the world also moving along with him.


La barranca Carretera a Zapatoca, Santander, Colombia
The gully          Highway to Zapatoca, Santander, Colombia

As it happens, when a child needlessly plays the morning away, throwing pebbles towards the centre of a pond,

Los arcos del parque Galán, Santander, Colombia
The arches at the plaza           Galán, Santander, Colombia

they fall generating tiny ripples that propagate towards the shores of the pond. So, it was that the innocent and carefree jokes and remarks of the boy’s father, without his ever propping it to happen, transcended arriving to the banks of the fertile imagination of the child.

La Virgen del Camino Guane, Santander, Colombia
Virgin of the roads          Guane, Santander, Colombia

So, it was that the innocent and carefree jokes and remarks of the boy’s father, without his ever propping it to happen, transcended arriving to the banks of the fertile imagination of the child. In this simple manner, it came to be that Magnifico began to feel that strong and fascinating attraction towards this unchartered world, full of vibrant and rich life.


The world beneath the tarps
The world beneath the tarps          Concepción de Ataco, Ahuapan, El Salvador

 

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