Sunday, February 4, 2018

Strike a Pose


For the Toads


                                                         Circus, Budapest, 19 May 1920 ~ Andre Kersetz                                                                                   



eyes averted
they face the wall

unable to fathom
what is happening
to their world ~~

sometimes 
ignorance is bliss



13 comments:

  1. you offer a unique angle on the photo, Helen. Sometimes best not to know what is going on in the world.

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  2. I love your title. That was my first thought --- that these people were taking a backwards photo. I just thought they were trying to be funny, not that they were turning a blind eye. But that certainly works too.

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  3. Perfect words in the perfect order! You nailed it, Helen. xo

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  4. There is something in just seeing their backs that tune perfectly to those last two lines.

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  5. I totally agree with Bjorn. Sad but sometimes it is best to turn our backs on the truth and easiest. I guess.

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  6. That can be true indeed. Perfect response to the photo Helen! I have missed you!!

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  7. Love this unique perspective on the prompt! Kudos 💖

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  8. Love it. Helen. Like the wailing wall?
    I'm seeing a knot hole or rwo with a nice escape previewing from the other side.
    ..

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  9. Agh! Definitely! Very succinct and sharp. Thanks, Helen. K.

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  10. Lately I wish I could be blessed with a little ignorance about world dealings.

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  11. Clever take and yes, often ignorance is bliss.
    Anna :o]

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  12. Dearest Helen,
    Okay, my B'day week is over with and also my Mom's 4th B'day in heaven passed again, two days prior to Valentine.
    Finally trying to catch up on blog reading...
    Yes, many of us are no longer able to fathom what is happening in this world!
    Sending you hugs,
    Mariette

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