I honestly cannot tell you why I'm drawn to this image. The cars on the side of the road bug me and I should have moved closer to the edge of the curb to get a better crop and angle on the bench, leaving it leading the eye into the image as opposed to flatly plopping it where everything is behind the subject. Perhaps it is just that sleek, wet, black paint on the metal that does it for me or the bokeh this new lens is producing, or maybe it's the feeling of cold and dark that I've been trying to find for a few days now and just couldn't capture until tonight.
Ah well. I like it and I welcome your comments.