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Narcissus

cherry tree branches conjoined“Unknowingly he desires himself, and the one who praises is himself praised, and, while he courts, is courted, so that, equally, he inflames and burns”  Ovid: The Metamorphosis

 

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playing with photography @ eljaygee whilst Tell Tale Therapy has a weakness for words

16 thoughts on “Narcissus

  1. Although you titled your work “Narcissus,” the photo actually made me think of Antonio Pollaiuolo’s masterpiece: “Apollo and Daphne” where her arms transform into branches as he tries to encircle her in his embrace. Another “Metamorphoses” story. By the way, is this the twisted branches of a birch tree?

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