Friday, October 1, 2010

Ithaca


Lang: The poet belonged to a world that grew in harmony, not opposition, to nature.

Prospero: What advice do you have for the poet, Mr. Lang?

Lang: One must suffer.

19 comments:

  1. Good Morning My Friend...
    As always a beautiful share. Not only in photo but speech as well.

    Many thanks for sharing with me this beautiful Friday morning. I pray you are well.

    Country hugs, Sherry

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  2. Hello Prospero, that's a very soulful photo and post. Yes suffering is good for the soul and the building of character, but not too much eh !! I hope you are well my friend. I have a photo that I must post soon, I took it for you when I was in London a few weeks ago, a little old book shop with your name above it's door. Have a good week-end
    Doc

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  3. Hi Prospero, your image is beautiful; looks like a painting. The poet's world sounds ideal except for the suffering part.

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  4. Beautiful, beautiful and beautiful! You made us wait for such a long time for a new pst!

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  5. This color of photo is so sweet.^^
    Beautiful !

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  6. Great photograph as usual Prospero.
    I have been suffering lately...am I turning into a poet?

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  7. Reminds me of my childhood running through the corn fields of Wisconsin.

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  8. Ecology - brief and to the point.

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  9. shaking me to the very core. yet sweet longing, gently upon my lips -

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  10. cette image est si belle, qu'on a envie
    "d'ailleurs" !
    bon dimanche Prospero

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  11. Poet is definitely a high calling job.

    The picture is nice. If there is an aeroplane flying, you probably have captured it he he...

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  12. Suffering can transform the human being into an angel or devil ...
    :-)
    A shot between desire and reality: magnificent, thanks for sharing!

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  13. A very charming image, with those two small sailboats over there.
    Happy new week!

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  14. The word 'must' implies the possibility of choice in the matter. I suppose there is some kind of choice, somewhere in there...


    I teach my sighs to lengthen into songs. - Theodore Roethke

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  15. Kavafis? Thats in the neighborhoud. Quite hot one, these days.

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  16. Kavafis? No, regarding Itaca - I had in mind a chiasmus from the aphoristic Fritz Lang in the film Contempt.

    Jerry (in awe): Oh, gods. I like gods. I like them very much. I know exactly how they feel, exactly.
    Lang: Jerry, don't forget, the gods have not created man: man has created gods.

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  17. Beautiful color in this picture.
    Thanks for your nice comment in my blog. I appreciate it.
    Have a nice evening:)

    Berit.

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  18. Yes, if life is true and reality, it is a challenge to meet tranquility without a rift.

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