Day Two Hundred Eighty Nine, November 7, 2011

innocence

I remember riding the subway years ago in New York City on the way to work and back and doing what people end up doing on the train, watching other people. And I remember always how fascinating it was to watch people sleeping, because even the most seemingly rough person can look so peaceful and innocent when they are sleeping. It is a mystery that, because it seems to me that when we sleep, our personalities, our hardened identities, our rough shells, are put away to rest and out comes the fragile us, the us that are innocent, gentle, kind, human…

photo: Lea, just moments after falling asleep

2 thoughts on “Day Two Hundred Eighty Nine, November 7, 2011

  1. Oh yes, that’s very nice, Mimo >>> I was just writing to cameravagrant a few minutes ago, that I really don’t think that all photos need to be sharp, sometimes lack of sharpness is just the thing, and that’s certainly the case here – very beautiful. Adrian

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