Saturday, January 17, 2009

Inadvertent Self Portrait

I had no idea the door was reflecting anything. I was just concentrating on its appealing grimness, and it amuses me to see what a stern mouth I am making at the camera, as if I can coerce it into doing my bidding. Seldom (and a good thing it is seldom) do we see ourselves unmediated, the way others see us all the time.