The Myth of Sisyphus

After I had read about “The Myth of Sisyphus” I was sure, I was doing a kind of Sisyphus work too. But not to despair was the task. I tried to do my very best, and now, aged 68, I am amazed that this thick stone still has not rolled over me, still has not rolled me flat as paper.
Strong man :)
title=”Strong man” – photo by Petur Bjarni, Pétur Bjarni Gíslason, kindly sent to my group BLOG IT!, click on the picture to enter his galleries on Flickr.com – Petur Bjarni himself commented: “This stone was rolling down the mountain and I was able to stop it before it roll all the way down, or something like that 🙂 ”
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secondly, because I adore also the photography of David Mor, Jerusalem (and because my father was a baker, he gave me into an orphanage immediately after birth)
Wrestling With Gravity
title=”Wrestling With Gravity” by David Mor, kindly sent to my group BLOG IT!, click on the picture to enter his galleries on Flickr.com
P.S.:
Albert Camus [Myth of Sisyphus] would be 100 years on November 7th:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Camus

About frizztext

writer, photographer, guitarist

23 responses to “The Myth of Sisyphus

  1. That’s quite a scary photo!

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  2. 2812 photography

    As the late, great Muddy Waters once said, “I’m a rollin’ stone!”

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  3. Always hits me this myth of sisyphus… Wonderful post dear Frizz, I think I am one of them too! 🙂
    Thank you, have a nice day, love, nia

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  4. Caddo

    Interesting–I was just thinking about this myth the other day; not sure what I wanted to write about it–so I’m glad you did this post!

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  5. Laura Bloomsbury

    in seeing his struggle, one forgets why Sisyphus was so punished. It is the avaricious and deceitful who have to roll the stone uphill ad infinitum 😉

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  6. The photos makes me think of the idea that we struggle in life to reach certain goals. Especially the one if the baker.

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  7. that is a great pic indeed dangerous

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  8. Love the photo, Frizz. I’m feeling about as old as Camus today Flattened isn’t in it! 🙂

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  9. Onwards and upwards, Frizz. We all keep pushing our rocks.

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  10. Great thoughts today Frizz as I step out for one more try at pushing that rock up the hill…

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  11. Fabulous post 🙂

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  12. I always love to read about “new” things…at least new to me…Had never encountered the myth of Sisyphus…but, have now read…
    I had encountered the idea of somebody stuck in a situation that had no end in sight…
    I have a situation that I live with like that…but, have made the best of it…and have grown in other ways…trying to find the “good” in my plight…

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  13. Push that rock, baby!

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  14. Oh my! Scary photos!

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