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Profond dans ses poèmes

As introduction to the following poem, I will tell you of a gift from my dear friend Yvonne in London. For the holidays she presented me with a copy of Les Fleurs Du Mal (Flowers of Evil) by Charles Baudelaire. … Continue reading

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Curriculum vitae

“The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue.”   – Dorothy Parker     Curriculum vitae   Darkness Orchestrates Rhythm Opalescent shadows Tirades soaked in gin Hardened by life Yichus  * Particular Acidic … Continue reading

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knowing dark

“Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.”   –  Walt Whitman   “In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.”   –  Dante Alighieri   … Continue reading

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mon voisin aime me taquiner / my neighbour likes to tease me

“For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn.”   –  Jane Austen   “Listen, you only tease the ones you love.”   –  John Boehner   “I have an intense dislike … Continue reading

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lumière du soleil

“I desperately want to see the day today and do the best I can not to miss a shred of sunlight. It’ll be over before I know it.”   –  Mandy Patinkin   “If I had to choose a religion, the … Continue reading

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dans le sable des mots / in the sand of words

“To see the world in a grain of sand, and to see heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hands, and eternity in an hour.”   –  William Blake   “When words are scarce they are … Continue reading

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A quote, books and an author…

“Whereas story is processed in the mind in a straightforward manner, poetry bypasses the rational thought and goes straight to the limbic system and lights up like a bushfire. It’s the crack cocaine of the literary world.” Jasper Fforde  – … Continue reading

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thief

“Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?”   –  Alfred Lord Tennyson   “I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can play … Continue reading

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il vit dans la lune / he lives in the moon

“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.”                  –  Buddha   “There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.       … Continue reading

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Bone speak

“The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.”  –      William Shakespeare       Bone speak Not yet Brittle Yet perhaps A bit of a rattle De temps en temps Where I … Continue reading

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