At the edge of a shallow stream,
willow trees struggle inside the
metallic shell of an old abandoned
car. Their splintered and moss-
speckled bodies push through that
space between metal and earth
while their arms of bark twist
and break under a yellow eye.
Patricia Cannon has been a Registered Nurse at UCSF since 2001. She has worked in cardiac critical care, neuro intensive care, hemeoncology, school nursing, and currently, in research. Her passion is her faith, photography, and the written word in all its forms.