“I’m Still Standing”

A Covid-19 May 1 in Liberty State Park. Photo by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

…at least for now

©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

This #tbt image shows a fireworks display turning into a wave of thick, dark smoke about to engulf Lady Liberty. Yet, she’s still standing, facing the threat head on. Her torch, while seemingly insignificant next to the wave, reminds of a flicker of hope showing a passage through all that darkness coming her way.

When thinking of Lady Liberty, Elton John’s song, I’m Still Standing, often comes to mind. When looking at life, today, I wonder how many of us are still going to be still standing (mostly metaphorically speaking), in the end….

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As always, thanks for stopping by,

Alina Oswald

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