Mutual Attraction (Ohio IV)

The symbiosis of wood and stone is compelling, both in nature and in architecture.

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At first the timeless solidity of a rock appears to be no match for the organic softness of wood.

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But clearly the trees find stability, and hold on.

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Without the trees, this landscape would look barren, at best a symbol for an unachievable perpetuity, an abstraction, like a Japanese Zen garden.

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Sometimes, wood and stone seem to merge and become one, only different on the scale of time.

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