Coney Island, August, 2009, Leica M6 TTL, 35mm summicron, Kodak Tri-X

Coney Island, August, 2009, Leica M6 TTL, 35mm summicron, Kodak Tri-X © Doug Kim

I see myself streaking across the sky like a star to leave the earth forever. What holds me back?

-William S. Burroughs, The Wild Boys: A Book of the Dead

No one burns so as when sunning himself on a cloud.

-Robert A. Lafferty, “Sky”, Lafferty in Orbit