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Apollinaire and the Theft of the Mona Lisa

On the 21st of August 1911, the most famous painting in the world, the Mona Lisa, was stolen from the Louvre. The absence of the painting was first noticed by the painter Louis Beroud, who in the morning of the 22nd of August made his way to the Salon Carré where the Mona Lisa had been on display for five years. 752 more words

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Apollinaire and the Theft of the Mona Lisa

On the 21st of August 1911, the most famous painting in the world, the Mona Lisa, was stolen from the Louvre. The absence of the painting was first noticed by the painter Louis Beroud, who in the morning of the 22nd of August made his way to the Salon Carré where the Mona Lisa had been on display for five years. 752 more words

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sanki

"Sen şimdi Paris’te kalabalığın arasında bir başına yürüyorsun
Yanı başında böğüren otobüs sürüleri geçiyor
Aşkın o korkunç acısı boğazını sıkıyor
Sanki bir daha hiç sevilmeyecekmişsin gibi" Guillaume Apollinaire
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The Mirabeau Bridge ~ Guillaume Apollinaire

Below the Mirabeau bridge there flows the Seine
As for our love
Must I recall how then
After each sorrow joy would come again

Let night come toll hours away… 282 more words

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J'ai vu Paris dans l'ombre

Simply entitled Paris, this first world war poem from Apollinaire evokes the sights and atmosphere of the city from the point of view of a soldier on leave from the front line, which was quite close to Paris. 433 more words

Try The Pause That Pleases...

Quotes and Notes #237, July 7

“Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.”—Guillaume Apollinaire—

Stop and look at the world before the start of the day.

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