A large jacaranda tree resides in downtown St. Petersburg next to the Museum of Fine Arts. Its bright red blossoms fall to the ground still in full possession of their dignity, making for prize souvenirs for passersby, or the random senior portrait shot. As you can see the tree has been defiled with carvings. Someone declared their love in a large heart upon the poor trees vast trunk. Perhaps now in hindsight I did a dishonor to the tree for using the carving in my portrait. I will make it up to the jacaranda tree the next time I see it.
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