Do you know this old man in the photo? Look at him carefully, to his dirty clothes, his tired eyes and yet his hard working hands doing their job forcefully. Do all these things remind you of something, something you have known from the very beginning of your life and may have forgotten on the way? Or something that has shaped your life, giving it meaning and magnificence? Be it in a clumsy dark room or in a beautifully decorated palace, your mind is the thing that makes heaven out of hell or hell out of heaven. If the mind is working on something steadily like this old man, your life is ought to shine like
the metal of his hands. The making of the mysteries of life, the wonders of someone and the habit of the other, its all in our mind.
So this photograph by Orhan Aksel should remind you of something, if not your never ending will to go on further even though its late and you’re tired, then the contrast of the spirit of this man with your lazy daydreams. Do you know recognize this man? Share your thoughts with me!
Article written by: Ridita Mizan
Inspired by: Photo of the Day | July 01 | It’s Been A Hard Day’s Night, by Orhan Aksel