"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw
"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Sunday, January 08, 2012

Magpie 99 or Choices



Two choices
Malevolence or benevolence
Hanging fate






Top photo by Lee Friedlander
Bottom photo by unknown Lithuanian photographer circa 1991
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13 comments:

anthonynorth said...

That last line hits home.

Brian Miller said...

and it is one we all have to make in our dailiness...

thingy said...

Ooh, I love this. Great take.

Friko said...

where's the benevolence?

both look malevolent, even old Yul has put his grouchy face on.

Berowne said...

Malevolence, benevolence -- who can be sure which was which?

zongrik said...

the hanging fate makes this seem so much more than just an ad for a play, makes it very 1984ish

days of cohan

kaykuala said...

Malevolence or benevolence! Both seems relevant

Hank

rel said...

.....In the eye of the beholder..
rel

Helen said...

You totally nailed this one .....

manicddaily said...

A wonderful take on the prompt! K.

(I felt pretty clear on the benevolence!) K.

Tess Kincaid said...

Love the contrasting choices...

Tumblewords: said...

Excellent...

Trellissimo said...

The whole image looked malevolent to me...