August 04, 2003

Bows and Flows of Angel Hair

image copyright Fred First

Cloud watching must have been one of the earliest forms of human entertainment. Free. Widely available. While the mind wanders, they drift silently overhead, lofty and unreachable, boiling, evanescent, solid-seeming...then vanishing in a wisp of vapor. Clouds present the eye with shapes and forms seen through the lens of imagination and wimsy.

What do you see in these clouds that I photographed from the jet window, two years ago this week?

Cloud creatures can range from the sublime to the ridiculous (and we can already guess a few bloggers have potential for imaginations on steroids). This week, Fragments welcomes your vision and the benefit of your insight into the TRUE and REAL thing depicted in this cloud formation.

That's right. There is one right answer, and I alone know it. I will reveal the TRUTH of this cloud revelation on Friday August 8, and will post the ten most original submissions on Friday's Fragments. You will be shocked and awed by this Enquirer-worthy story!!

UPDATE: Oh you folks are all over the map of imagination on this one, and a couple of you have some tendencies in The Right Direction. But be patient. The Answer awaits on Friday. Promise.

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Comments

Looks like a bear pointing at something in the distance. Perhaps the other side of the mountain.

Posted by: Mark at August 4, 2003 11:17 AM

Tears of a clown

Posted by: Jeremiah at August 4, 2003 12:41 PM

An extremely (and uncharacteristically) ferocious English sheepdog? That malevolent eye in the middle . . . I CAN'T be wrong about THAT.

Posted by: Rhonda at August 4, 2003 02:53 PM

hmm looks like snowman poop

Posted by: craig at August 4, 2003 07:11 PM

Giant dog with cherub in its mouth (centre & top); mythical-type creature (halfman/half animal) fleeing from dog in foreground.

Posted by: Jenny at August 4, 2003 07:34 PM

A baboon (full face looking off frame right)

or

a small cherubic face with pursed lips (slightly right of center)

Posted by: feste at August 4, 2003 11:49 PM

I see an odd-looking boy growing out of Godzilla's left jaw and a very tiny clown peeping out of Godzilla's mouth, but i've no idea WHAT the extra eyes go to. Perhaps i sould try again after the jello shooters wear off.

Posted by: Anne at August 5, 2003 12:31 AM

The Hulk

Posted by: bogie at August 5, 2003 06:58 AM

The first thing I saw was also a sheepdog.

Posted by: Chris at August 5, 2003 08:57 AM

I saw Godzilla too!

Posted by: Dave at August 5, 2003 10:34 PM

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