“The prettiest dresses are worn to be taken off.”
~ Jean Cocteau ~
Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of an actual page of Jean Cocteau’s Carnet Erotic, (page eleven), taken in Paris in June 2019.
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“I turned silences and nights into words.
What was unutterable, I wrote down.
I made the whirling world stand still.”
~ Arthur Rimbaud ~
Photo portrait of Arthur Rimbaud at age 17 by Étienne Carjat taken in 1871.
An excellent half hour BBC production of Rimbaud’s A Season In Hell can be heard here:
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