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Willow Tree at Sunset
Foggy
Layered
Moonlit McWay
Mandalay, Myanmar
Moody Manhattan
Chopper in the Moon
Saree screen printing factory
Lit
Ants on a Log
Sabino Canyon
Dead TreeCowboy (Hard as nails, soft like dead wood)
Powdered Sugar
Safdarjung's Tomb
Last light
Shadows
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Surrounded
Boy
A lightening bolt in the distance on Mount Lemon
Bart
Spiderweb with snow
Windows to the Sky
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Dead TreeCowboy (Hard as nails, soft like dead wood)

Escaping the country as a girl, I find myself as a woman traveling back from the city to the long winding roads and beyond, searching for a part of myself that fills the gap of my lonely life in the city. As I search I wonder about my life if I had stayed, a simple life in the hills tucked in with the sweeping blue skies surrounded by tall trees. As I dream I attempt to capture this world. I travel beyond my comfort and find a scene that tears my reality adrift and takes me on an adventure I longed for. Cowboys, a community of men that come together to test themselves against the beasts of the earth in a rugged landscape, I felt at home here. Like so many of us, the cowboys perilously hung their dreams in a fight to conquer the beasts. After the fight all I could see was the vulnerability, and yearning nature of the human kind. These are the Lonesome Cowboys.

TAGS: Australia

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Alyangula, Australia
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© Claire Letitia Reynolds.
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Date Taken: 02.2015
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 6, 2017, 8:02 p.m.
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