Mark Yokoyama



A small mangrove tree grows in an abandoned swimming pool. Human activity often modifies or destroys natural environments, but nature can be surprisingly good at utilizing and reclaming our artificial environments.

The wooden house across from the bus depot in Marigot, crowned with a beautiful flamboyant, was surely the subject of countless photos before it burned down. In the remains, I was surprised to see at least seven layers of linoleum flooring, a reminder that it had a human history before it was a landmark or a tragedy.

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