Thursday, 17 September 2009

minä


My dear friend gave me a hat. Then I accidentally took a photo of myself, of the person I am. Sure I'm always snapping photos of myself, but they never quite capture who I am or how I feel. I'm not sure if other people see me this way, to me it's irrelevant, like most things.

That's me there, right above this small mass of text. Boyish, he says. I say, it's fine, it's me. Looking good, says she. I say, it's irrelevant.


Some things are done best madly. Like loving. (and maybe living too)

13 comments:

  1. i feel like i'm stumbling upon an unfinished story of a one-woman show... perhaps a bit of a play yet to be completed? Or a memoir? but i feel like an audience of something important... on the precipice..

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  2. You look great. Just looking at the wordl directly to the eyes. With a sincere look. With a shy smile, and so much behind.
    Lovely hat by the way.

    Thanks for that real you photo.

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  3. looking good indeed, looking sophisticated, like the female lead of a 1960's movie.

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  4. I like the sentiment. I often find myself peering into photos of myself that others have taken to see what I find there. Who is that person? How did this other person see her and capture her?

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  5. you are lovely. and the last statement was the best thing i've read all day.

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  6. Kaija huomasin juuri, että olet runsaasti Saiman näköinen...
    P

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  7. I love your picture. It's honest.

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  8. I like this self-portrait because it feels honest. God knows the net is full of the other kind... ;)

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  9. hello there. you look cute and with a strong personality. i like it because it feels real.

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  10. blog post please........pretty please........... I can't function without knowing what you are up to!!

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  11. Time to get up and start living strongly and at least half madly again! A kiss on your cheek and a bear hug from
    P

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  12. catching up again.
    love this photo and your beautiful words. and while we're at it, all your matchboxes are amazing. i love number fourteen the most. x

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