Signs at the Oregon Zoo
in Washington Park
Portland, Oregon

Signs are any kind of visual graphics created to display information to a particular audience. This is typically manifested in the form of wayfinding information in places such as streets or on the inside and outside buildings. Signs vary in form and size based on location and intent, from more expansive banners, billboards, and murals, to smaller street signs, street name signs, sandwich boards and lawn signs. Newer signs may also use digital or electronic displays. [from wikipedia]
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Rocky Beach
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(Date Photographed: 13:02:35 Friday 10 November 2017)
(Date Published: Sunday 7 January 2017)
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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.


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Sandy Beach
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(Date Photographed: 13:02:27 Friday 10 November 2017)
(Date Published: Sunday 7 January 2017)
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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.


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Coastal Stream
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By Kim Stafford external link
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Portland, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 13:02:06 Friday 10 November 2017)
(Date Published: Sunday 7 January 2017)
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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.


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Kelp Forest
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(Date Photographed: 13:02:42 Friday 10 November 2017)
(Date Published: Sunday 7 January 2017)
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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.


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Open Sea
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By Kim Stafford external link
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(Date Photographed: 13:02:47 Friday 10 November 2017)
(Date Published: Sunday 7 January 2017)
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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


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Sad Sign
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(Date Photographed: 14:05:12 Friday 10 November 2017)
(Date Published: Sunday 7 January 2017)
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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


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