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The Seller's Tale

The Seller's Tale

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Glenn Capers


World Member, New York City

The Seller's Tale

A woman enjoys her cake in hand while displaying her forks and spoons. She is located in Palermo is a unique market where for a few hours the politza turn a blind eye to allow people to sell their goods. This is Ballarò. From rare birds to another person's junk, or something missing. Its a rough area, but within the time span euro exchange and food will be on their table.

Comments 15

  • Ygar 27/04/2014 9:26

    FineDelphicPicture!! Very Like it!!
  • Inez Correia Marques 11/04/2014 17:01

    it is BRILLIANT!!!!
  • Lene Thomsen 07/04/2014 18:28

    she is so lovely :-)

    regards
    lene
  • s. sabine krause 05/04/2014 17:35

    "she stretched herself up on tiptoe, and peeped over the edge of the mushroom, and her eyes immediately met those of a large caterpillar, that was sitting on the top with its arms folded, quietly smoking a long hookah, and taking not the smallest notice of her or of anything else…"*

    i'm almost a little embarrassed to share my first thought, but all right, here it is: i'm looking at a contemporary palermo version of lewis carroll's iconic "hookah-smoking caterpillar", except this one here is a female and not hookah-smoking! but her pose, the hedonistic smile… it's him to a tee! him, the disney character, i mean! to be honest, his image just floated inconsistently through my brain – had to google and verify it. initially, i didn't remember what species it was, didn't know what the character was called. googled "alice in wonderland and water pipe", et voilà: the familiar spaced-out blue critter popped up. yep, him! then i found the quote and thought it fit the mood and situation so well! she even seems to be snacking on a magic mushroom… presently, she will open her eyes and address little alice: "whoo are you?" ; )) – – scary, how disney sometimes messes with our minds… greetings, sabine.
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    *from: lewis carroll. alice in wonderland. chapter 4
  • Tadeusz Roguski 04/04/2014 16:32

    life is grey
  • Ken Piros 03/04/2014 23:44

    Palermo, so rich in history and now to have fallen on hard times. A strong story Glenn !
  • Adele Oliver 03/04/2014 21:02

    great how you captured her blissful expressions as she is eating her cake :-)))
    greetings, Adele
  • Lilia Savarino 2 03/04/2014 20:33

    E' BELLISSIMA.................
  • LadyNoone 03/04/2014 17:05

    Picture + story = good work.
  • Yvonne Steiger 03/04/2014 12:37

    hahaaa...I remember this one
    great
    !!!
  • Carlo.Pollaci 03/04/2014 12:14

    FORMIDABLE !
  • ThomSch 03/04/2014 11:27

    Great work; regards Tom
  • Dieter Geßler 03/04/2014 8:48

    Class street, thanks for the story behind it

    Greetings Dieter
  • Gianluca Mariani Nature Photographer 03/04/2014 7:40

    Ottimo scatto. Buon click ciao.

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