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"Quercus (for Guillaume Apollinaire)" for the Vimy Foundation

I was approached a few months back to create a poem in response to The Vimy Foundation‘s replanting of oak trees at Vimy Ridge for the 100th anniversary of that First World War battle: “Quercus (for Guillaume Apollinaire)” is the result. 154 more words

Concrete / Visual Poetry

The Serpent

You set yourself against beauty.
And how many women have been
victims of your cruelty!
Eve, Eurydice, Cleopatra:
I know three or four more after.

– Guillaume Apollinaire


Eminently Unquotable Thoughts on Quotes...

I received the following quotes in my email, over the course of the last week, and thought (hah!) I’d share them with you.

“There are haunters of the silence, ghosts that hold the heart and brain.” 566 more words


Guillaume Apollinaire

My dreaming thoughts go barefoot in the evening. —  Guillaume Apollinaire, from “Palace,” Alcools (Doubleday, 1965)


Color is the fruit of life.

La couleur est le fruit de la vie.

French poet Guillaume Apollinaire

First, Man Invented The Wheel...

“When man wanted to imitate walking he created the wheel, which does not resemble a leg. In the same way he created surrealism”.

-Guillaume Apollinaire