A wall
built out to sea beyond
view from shore, separates

the coast from the sea.
Visible from above, the sky,
monitored from above,

the sky, preserves
the shoreline
view of oceanic infinity.

[…]

The job of the photographer, in my view, is not to catalogue indisputable fact but to try to be coherent about intuition and hope.

Robert Adams, Beauty in Photography, p 24