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This is easily the easiest photo challenge theme ever. I have a zillion photos of reflections, especially pretty sunsets reflected in lakes and all manner of nice things.

Instead, however, this seems to be my cue to share a photo that I’ve been sitting on for awhile. This is a self-portrait in a broken mirror with a flipped-lens Brownie Hawkeye Flash bakelite TLR box camera.

I'm cracking up. I know it, you know it.

I’m cracked up. I know it, you know it.

Bipolar mood episodes shatter me into jagged pieces that reflect parts of myself, but distorted, amplified, muted, saturated, shrunken, and misaligned. I might look whole and seem coherent in person, but inside I’m all cracked up. And worried you’ll see I’m not all I’m cracked up to be.

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