The Delivery Man

In a certain light he looked like Elvis

In a certain way he feels like Jesus

Everyone dreams of him just as they can

But he's only the humble Delivery Man


-- Elvis Costello, The Delivery Man


My character doesn't quite fit EC's portrayal of The Delivery Man, but I love the song and I'm intrigued by the idea of the outsider looking in. The song was the source for the title, but the image really had nothing to do with it. At least on a conscious level.


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I think this character is turning into my alter ego.


Texture courtesy of Paul Grand. Thanks Paul!

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Taken on November 26, 2007