THE OVERLAY OF TOUCHSTONES & TIME
As in the previous post, this is a sampling of images and text previewing my developing series in conjunction with the Raffles Bicentennial celebrations that are currently in progress and continuing through the end of 2019 in Singapore. Refer to the previous post for the overview of this project. All photos and text ©Rick Burnett Baker
"Surrender is the spirit of trust,
the loving touch of all known and unknown;
A communion of being."
"Pause for reflection and memory;
forest and lake; stillness and breeze.
Prayer, like the wind, is movement."
of every passing
fire and ash,
water and stone,
flowers and earth
passing and ascent
of night to
"We are most beautiful when we are not,
for in that image is the seed
of all that behold
"We memorialize our veterans for being noble and brave.
If ever humanity learns the greater lessons of war,
we will have truly honored them."
Image 1: Base photo is Masjid Sultan Mosque, Singapore. Overlay image taken on Muscat Street @Arab Street.
Image 2: Base photo taken at Wei Too Fa Gong Taoist Temple, Pulau Ubin. Overlay image of the monks taken on Mosque Street, Chinatown.
Image 3: Base photo taken at Sri Thendayuthapani Hindu Temple, Singapore. Overlay image taken at Sri Mariamman Hindu Temple, South Bridge Rd.
Image 4: Base photo taken on Smith Street. Overlay image of young tourist girl taken on Temple Street.
Image 5: Kanji War Memorial.
All photos and text ©Rick Burnett Baker