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Surrealism in Paris

Review of Sue Roe’s In Montparnasse: The Emergence of Surrealism in Paris, from Duchamp to Dali A fish rides a bicycle into the Seine. The fish begins to drown and then remembers that it is a fish and starts to … Continue reading

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Laurel and Hardy in Paris

We’ll always have Paris,                                   Stanny, to tag with kerosene and meringue– (cue the “Dance of the Cuckoos” as the pie-in-the-face revolution begins with … Continue reading

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Paris

I have never been to Paris, and so I must write about my time there, how Hemingway threw the gauntlet at my feet and challenged me to an armwrestling match three times, beating me each and every time, and Hemingway … Continue reading

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Blue

That year, in Paris, distant blue was all the rage– the clown’s mood thickened.   (Painting by Edward Hopper)

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Gertrude Stein

Matron saint of reps, one word, next, again, the same– Style, the modern rage.   (Picasso’s portrait of Gertrude Stein)

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Tropic of Cancer

To lance a staid form, with crab-claws bent on rupture– How masters shift course.

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Ulysses

Pen-wielding pirate, charting armchair odyssey– Vision beyond scope.

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Chairs

An empty chorus of chairs humming a nocturne, softly, in unison– Thanks for the memories!    

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Flaneur

To stroll, with no aim, courting the god of slowness– Long walk to heaven.

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Laurel and Hardy

Genius, in trespassing, has its necessary fools– Supreme gag order.

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