Thursday, November 11, 2010

Saddest Picture of the Century

I read that somewhere. It said "Saddest Picture of the Century", and above that advertisement was a man who had dark hair and dark, but warm eyes and an achingly kind smile spread across his face. A shark tooth necklace hung around his neck, and he was unshaven. Something about this picture sent a tremor through me. He just made me so happy inside, and I immediately got this good feeling about him. But why "saddest"? Of course I didn't want to know. I don't want to ruin the picture with some ugly and raw past about this man. But really, what is sadness?

Is it a painful smile spread across your face through a bad time?

Or is it the sharp movements of someone hurrying through a crowd?

Maybe it's not even that.

Maybe it's just us thinking.

10 comments:

  1. Tagged you!

    http://thesoapqueen.blogspot.com/2010/11/boom-boom-shake-room-like-its-dynamite.html

    xx,
    ~Abby~

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  2. That is one good question we all need answered or wondered about at one time or another or maybe neer for some people.

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  3. Interesting... Do we over think things so much so that even when we are content we become sad, for fear of everything going away?
    Nice post!
    - Melanie

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  4. Sadness is made up by us. You create it, and it's all how you look at it. (: X's and O's, Hannah. ♥

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  5. Gosh I haven't been on blogger forever. I have to say your blog was one of the most top 10 blogs I've missed the most. This post reminded me why I missed it so much. You are so incrediable. I wish I knew you in real life (gosh I hope I don't sound stalker-ish) cause you'd probably be my best friend, lolz. Lots of endless love<3

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  6. I feel like I'm always sad... but I also feel like I'm always happy. So maybe it's not quite so black and white... maybe there's a balance, a confusion.

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