{ZONE}~As the Interdimentional Waves Run Through Me

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As the Interdimentional Waves Run Through Me by Takashi Murakami

 

 

You are walking in Paris alone inside a crowd
Herds of buses bellow and come too close
Love-anguish clutches your throat
You must never again be loved
In the Dark Ages you would have entered a monastery
You are ashamed to overhear yourself praying
You laugh at yourself and the laughter crackles like hellfire
The sparks gild the ground and background of your life
Your life is a painting in a dark museum
And sometimes you examine it closely

You are walking in Paris the women are bloodsoaked
It was and I have no wish to remember it was the end of beauty

 

-Excerpt from ZONE by Guillaume Apollinaire, translated by Donald Revell

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