The Earth's Good Night
Earlier, as evening approached, I looked at the sky and thought: "That good be a good looking sunset tonight."
I saw the sky light up with this special spectacle of colors and clouds as I was heading out to choir practice.
As I exited the garage, about to get into my car, my hand automatically went to the camera at hand, my cell phone.
I knew that I could not capture the grandeur of the sky in one photograph. I took five overlapping shots, with the intent to later stitch them together.
As quick as that, I was done, and the light had already started to fade to black of night.
Sic Transit Gloria Mundi. A Latin phrase that translates to "The Glory of the World Quickly Fades. An apt phrase to come to mind as I see this glorious light and how quickly it passes into twilight then the backdrop of the stars.
Enjoy the moment as it comes, each one passes far too quickly.
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