Photo Prayer 2022-16 -- Charged Sky

The sky is charged with electricity. Wires below it hum with power generated by the Conowingo Dam. The Susquehanna River has its own current, power in motion. The scene is full of power yet all is at peace. Even the tall towers, which usually loom with menace, seem stately instead. Their catenary cables hang in graceful hyperbolic curves. We leave this scene to drive home, classical music filling the car, its notes caught from the radio waves all around us. At our journey’s end, we park the car, unlock the front door, and turn on the lights.

Photo taken just downstream from Conowingo Dam on the Susquehanna River.
Photo and text copyright 2022 by Danny N. Schweers.
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Craig wrote:
Beautiful Danny. I like the mood…. to me, ominous…. But to me, everything is ominous….

Dennis wrote:
Danny, I grew up on the banks of the Susquehanna in the small upstate N.Y. town of Vestal (west of Binghamton). Of course, the river is a third of the width it is down near you — just as, and perhaps even more so, peaceful.

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John wrote:
Beautiful photo , supported by very thoughtful narrative. Thanks so much, Danny.

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