Monday, October 9, 2017

Happy Turkey Horror Dinner

"It would have been better for her own sake to have been an ugly brown thing no one would ever think to lock up."

From my diary.


16.12.14
Christmas
The bird in the cage makes me sad every time. I try not to look, but "not looking is also looking". There are birds on my bed covers. Funny how I never noticed. They've always been there. What a sorrowful life she has, this pretty blue songbird, the one in the cage. No life of her own, except when the blanket is pulled. It would have been better for her own sake to have been an ugly brown thing no one would ever think to lock up. I don't know how many more times I can come back to this place. 


Władysław Czachórski. (detail). [Know more about this painting? Let me know!]
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