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"To see is to forget the name of the thing one sees."

“To see is to forget the name of the thing one sees.”

— Paul Valery, poet, essayist, philosopher

Poet

MYTHICAL FIGURES IN A SILENT LAND

MYTHICAL FIGURES IN A SILENT LAND

By Rosanna Albertini

C H A R L E S  G A R A B E D I A N… 1,076 more words

Twilights

between silences

While reading translations of the work of the French poets (Yves Bonnefoy and Paul Valery) I spotted a sort of kinship between two of their poems. 316 more words

Poetry

Automne en forêt

Image d’Herald Dick

L’écureuil, dans un grand silence,
En haut d’un arbre s’est placé ;
Il exerce sa vigilance
Sur le sous-bois sombre et glacé. 47 more words

Série De Quatrains

on poetry

“Of two possible words always choose the lesser.”
Paul Valéry
(October 30, 1871 – July 20, 1945)
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photo by Pierre Choumoff

Poetry