Little Dead Things

I’ve always had a morbid fascination with little dead things.

I remember, as a 10-year-old, passing a dead squirrel on my way to school and then repeatedly stopping to see its stomach fill with maggots. 20140112_102244 - CopyAs a teen, I took a number of pictures of a bloated raccoon corpse, focusing on the intestines hanging out. I discarded these images, apparently revolted by my own revolting fascination.raccoonI carry on today, stopping to capture the little corpses left to the side.

20140720_20411220140710_11125020140702_134429And wondering what is wrong with me.

3 thoughts on “Little Dead Things

  1. What’s wrong with you is that you were raised in a Conservative household that encouraged you to excel at your studies at the school at the ‘end’ of University Ave, and to go on to a prestigious school like Queens at Kingston and to (sure) get your Honors BA – and then go on to the U of T’s law or Business schools,.. You are now fortunate to have the time and support to follow your true interest. – Take it! Do it! Trust yourself! There is nothing wrong with you now and there was nothing wrong with you then.

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