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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


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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Marie: the Words to a Love Song

I have translated “Marie,” mostly literally, a poem by Guillaume Apollinaire (26 August 1880 – 9 November 1918) set to music by singer-songwriter Léo Ferré 940 more words


She is back...

She is posting again…

the house
the vilain
the expert

Various circumstances, illness and a dysfunctional computer mostly, but also memories of the days, better days, when I lived in a blue house, have kept me away for a few days.  1,069 more words