“Je pense, donc je suis.”
~ René Descartes ~
Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a statue of the essayist and philosopher Michel de Montaigne located at the Square Paul-Painlevé in Paris, taken in June 2019.
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This is a really good expression of the predicament that a thinking person experiences in this world with its, as Madeleine L’Engle put it, “Dailyness of everyday life.” I may just use your poem as a motivation for a blog essay.
“On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.” ~ Michel de Montaigne