“If you take care of the small things, the big things take care of themselves. You can gain more control over your life by paying closer attention to the little things.” Emily Dickinson
Posts tagged "poetry"
Charles Baudelaire by Henri Matisse
Matisse illustrated a selection of 33 poems
from' Les Fleurs du Mal'
one of them is this
.You have to be always drunk. That’s all there is to it—it’s the only way. So as not to feel the horrible burden of time that breaks your back and bends you to the earth,
The first step
Complaining to Theocritus one day
the youthful poet Eumenes spoke thus:
“Two years have passed since I began to write,
and on one idyl my achievement rests:
it is the only perfect piece of mine.
Alas, the ladder of Poetic art
is lofty, very lofty, I perceive;