Photo Reflection of the Day #183: He Has a Mouth But No Voice

He Has a Mouth But No Voice - 20150913_154116

What Is It

A statue at the Decordova Museum.

Why It's today's Pick

I found this statue at the Decordova Museum both fascinating and haunting.  As a friend pointed out, he looks a little bit like a mixture of a heavy metal fan and their fingers extended.  But This statue invokes in me something like a demon statute, something that borders the world and the world beyond the veil as the old horror writers used to say. I could even see it as a figure in Dante's Inferno, pinned to this strange artifice, trying to scream out for help but lacking any voice (since he doesn't really have a throat).  But all that is to say, I find the image evokes more darker images than a heavy metal rocker.

This submission is part of the 365 Challenge.  For 2015's submissions, check out this link to all the posts.  For access to all photos, which open for reuse under a Creative Commons License, check out the full album on Flickr.

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