|"Narcissus redeemed" oil on linen, 24" x 48" 2011|
What would Narcissus look like if he were to stop staring at his own reflection? Most of us confirmed narcissists--among whom I count myself--might find our way out of the narcissistic trap by beginning to acknowledge the people around us.
Antonio Machado--the Spanish poet--suggest that narcissists might ask another person a question and then listen to the answer:
So here is Narcissus beginning to think about maybe acknowledging the one who walks beside him and perhaps ask him a question.