Signs at the Oregon Zoo, in Washington Park, Portland, Oregon

Coastal Stream
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Forest animals in a painting titled, "Coastal Stream." The painting read:

Take me down through forest light
when sun makes wood grow tall
but water carries me away.


Signs external link   •  By Kim Stafford external link   •  at Oregon Zoo external link   •  in Washington Park external link   •  Portland, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:02:06 Friday 10 November 2017)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 7 January 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_6028
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Sandy Beach
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A deer and sea birds in a painting of a beach, was titled, "Sandy Beach." The painting read:

Where the sun must crawl and seek me,
scatter me among the beach jewels
where I am but a filament, splinter, nub.


Signs external link   •  By Kim Stafford external link   •  at Oregon Zoo external link   •  in Washington Park external link   •  Portland, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:02:27 Friday 10 November 2017)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 7 January 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_6030
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Rocky Beach
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A painted bird hovered over surf in a painting titled, "Rocky Beach." That painting read:

Where the last cliff kneels to salt,
shatter me like a moonlit wave.
Something tugs me toward the deep.


Signs external link   •  By Kim Stafford external link   •  at Oregon Zoo external link   •  in Washington Park external link   •  Portland, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:02:35 Friday 10 November 2017)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 7 January 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_6031
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Kelp Forest
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An otter floated among kelp in a painting titled, "Kelp Forest." That painting read:

Bring be home in sunlit spangle yet again.
In kelp, I come back to my forest ways,
alive in the dancing city.


Signs external link   •  By Kim Stafford external link   •  at Oregon Zoo external link   •  in Washington Park external link   •  Portland, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:02:42 Friday 10 November 2017)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 7 January 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_6032
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Open Sea
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A whale and seals were part of a painting titled, "Open Sea." That painting read:

Let me be pure salt spirit where whale can float
and sing, where plankton drift, and I am free
no road, no sign, no boundary.
--Kim Stafford


Signs external link   •  By Kim Stafford external link   •  at Oregon Zoo external link   •  in Washington Park external link   •  Portland, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:02:47 Friday 10 November 2017)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 7 January 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_6033
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Sad Sign
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A sign hung in front of an empty exhibit. It read:

For Your Information
This Animal Is
Temporarily Off
Exhibit
Thought You'd Like To Know
Primate Keepers
Senior Keeper


Signs external link   •  at Oregon Zoo external link   •  in Washington Park external link   •  Portland, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:05:12 Friday 10 November 2017)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 7 January 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_6179
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