Saturday, April 14, 2007

Grave Yard

Baghdad: Wrecked cars in a car 'cemetery'; the cars were previously
used as car bombs in various areas of the war-torn capital.
Photograph: © Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty

This harrowing photo presents a sculptural landscape that I couldn't ever have imagined. It is not so much the wrecked cars, the eerie uniformity of color, their blasted nature. It is the underlying story, the rampage, the hundreds of deaths, the thousands of mangled bodies. Stop the war now. Keep saying it.

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