watermarked

“It really does look like musical sheets, frayed at the edges, constantly played, coming to you in tidal scores, in bars of canals with innumerable obbligati of bridges, mullioned windows, or curved crownings of Coducci cathedrals, not to mention the violin necks of gondolas. In fact, the whole city, especially at night, resembles a gigantic orchestra, with dimly lit music stands of palazzi, with a restless chorus of waves, with the falsetto of a star in the winter sky.”
[Joseph Brodsky “Watermark”]

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3 comments

  1. Engaging raw image, thanks for sharing!

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  2. mvaden1948 says:

    My favorite book has so many wonderful quotes!

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