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Monday, October 31, 2005

Magritte's Apple: a very short halloween story

The young Charles plans to celebrate halloween as Magritte's The Son of Man, you know, the famous art work with the man with the green apple wearing a bowler. His mother suggested at the very least he cut out eye-holes, lest he trip. More importantly, she fears that some maniacal neighbour would stick razor blades into his head. The wanton neighborhood kids teased him brutally and would call him a fruit. Ironically, Charles believed these comments are surreal as he knew he was just a painting. Father lent him a red tie. Mother, a coat.

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