Paris

WINDOW

 

There is not a particle of life
which does not bear poetry within it.”

 

~ Gustave Flaubert ~

 

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BISOUS

 

“Soul meets soul on lovers’ lips.”

 

~  Percy Bysshe Shelley ~

 

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LE CŒUR FRAGILE

 

“The heart was made to be broken.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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L’HORIZON EST BEAU

 

“False face must hide what the false heart doth know.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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DERRIÈRE TOI

 

“Don’t depend too much on anyone in this world
because even your own shadow
leaves you when you are in darkness.”

 

~ Ibn Taymiyyah ~

 

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A BEAST WITHOUT A NAME

 

“A woolly man without a face
and a beast without a name…”

 

~Walter Becker and Donald Fagen ~

 

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AMERICANS LOVE THEIR GUNS

 

“Gun violence is real.
People don’t come back.”

 

~ Stevie Wonder ~

 

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VOODOO

 

“There’s a bit of magic in everything,
and then some loss to even things out.”

 

~ Lou Reed ~

 

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L’AVANT-GARDE

 

“Avant-gardism is an addiction that can be appeased
only by a revolution in permanence.”

 

~ Harold Rosenberg ~

 

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SASSY

 

“When I’m good, I’m very good.
But when I’m bad I’m better.”

 

~ Mae West ~

 

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THE INHERITORS

 

“Earth has its boundaries,
but human stupidity is limitless.”

 

~ Gustave Flaubert ~

 

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KARMA COLLECTS ITS DUE

 

“When dictatorship is a fact,
revolution becomes a right.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

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WILDER FEGER TAKE TWO

 

“Wild women don’t get the blues.”

 

~ Ida Cox ~

 

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PINK SKULL

 

“Nothing is worse
than active ignorance.”

 

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~

 

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ALIVENESS

 

“There are no inanimate objects…”

 

~ Barbara Grizutti Harrison ~

 

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MAKE ART NOT WAR

 

Art holds fast when all else is lost.”

 

~ German Proverb ~

 

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GRAY GRAU GRIS

 

“Life is a wretched gray Saturday,
but it has to be lived through.”

 

~ Anthony Burgess ~

 

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COCK-A-DOODLE DOO

 

“A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief;
it is a superstition.”

 

~ Jose Bergamin ~

 

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click on this link for more information about Victor Noir’s grave, who died on this date in 1870:

https://nitepoetry.wordpress.com/2014/04/08/a-paris-moment-the-grave-of-victor-noir/
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RARA AVIS

 

Most people are other people.
Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions,
their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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THE LEAP

 

All of life is the exercise of risk.”

 

~ William Sloane Coffin ~

 

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