I’m done clowning around

GMOProtest-824-EDITED

This one dates back to the end of May. Boy that feels like ages ago. Something sorry looking about this clown crossing the street, his show over for the day. Like, I picture him going home to a one room flat and washing off his makeup and spending the evening alone and lonely. Without his makeup he doesn’t know how to engage people. He needs it to hide behind. Once the makeup is on, he’s a new person, filled with courage, gregarious and charming. Sort of reminds me of the Pink Floyd song, Paranoid Eyes. It opens with this verse:

button your lip don’t let the shield slip
take a fresh grip on your bullet proof mask
and if they try to break down your disguise with their questions
you can hide hide hide
behind paranoid eyes

I can feel a story here, with this one. Just not in the mood to invest the time necessary to write it.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Street Photography, Toronto, Urban Photography and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to I’m done clowning around

  1. teo says:

    Your photos are really about the stories they tell, don’t they 😉 and everyone can see a different story in them, that’s really the great thing about it …

Lazy Likes Replies

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s