Tuesday, June 27, 2006

counting the days

poetry out of the hard reality...


Blogger Sikhi Seeker said...

I am trying to understand this picture...what is it? Is it wood? But that posting...i dunno.

Plz do share when you get back!

Thursday, July 06, 2006 12:59:00 AM  
Blogger manpreet kaur said...

it is varnished cork, the inmates were allowed to put ictures on it.
This was the cell of a sikh (he wrote his name as well, but i am not posting it to protect his privacy).
He counted the days he was in there...
I could feel the real drama behind it, but at the same time saw the beauty of this scene, the faded colors, the hoping of the list of numbers, the dispair...
i would like to paint this, but i am still too sad when i see it.

Thursday, July 06, 2006 8:12:00 AM  

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