Permanently Surprised.

Russ Murray
3 min readJun 9, 2022

Day 159 / 2022 Photo Project365

When I first saw (at an estate sale) this whimsical terracotta sculpture with mouth wide open and shingles for hair, it made me laugh. An expression of surprise is forever affixed to its red-orange pottery face. On closer examination, I think he (she? non-binary?) also has a bit of a smile around the edges, so maybe there’s some delight and happiness mixed in with a…

Russ Murray

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