by Valentine Becker

Quiet Afternoon

Added on by Valentine Becker.

A visit to Sunken Gardens in St. Pete to scout the site for an upcoming wedding

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The sounds of the city fade behind me as I push deeper into the Gardens.

The sounds of the city fade behind me as I push deeper into the Gardens.

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The traffic roar becomes a quieting hum that disappears altogether.

The traffic roar becomes a quieting hum that disappears altogether.

I'm alone with the stunning complexity nature brings....

I'm alone with the stunning complexity nature brings....

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Every turn along the path brings new colors into view.

Every turn along the path brings new colors into view.

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I lose track of time....

I lose track of time....

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Outside the people rush back and forth shopping,  taking kids to soccer practice,  frantically escaping their jobs to stand in line to get home.  In the total quiet of the gardens Nature says to me  "Do you see who I am?  Do you understand what I do?  I will be here long after you are gone..."

Outside the people rush back and forth shopping,  taking kids to soccer practice,  frantically escaping their jobs to stand in line to get home.  In the total quiet of the gardens Nature says to me  "Do you see who I am?  Do you understand what I do?  I will be here long after you are gone..."