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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A daisy growing out the edge of a concrete platform.

I was walking around Gantry Plaza State Park in Queens New York when I got to the edge of the platform looking into Manhattan. I saw this daisy growing out of the edge and thought it was ironic for something wild to be growing in a place surrounded by iron and concrete. I took the photo because I was wondering where are its roots and that I couldn't touch it because the railing was its prison bars.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Long Island City , New York, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7200
Copyright: © Levar Alonzo