Rendezvous Dans Paris

December 15, 2009
By JacobM SILVER, Broussard, Louisiana
JacobM SILVER, Broussard, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
Every artist was first an amateur. --Ralph Waldo Emerson


Off to Paris, just you and I
where the city lights
paint yellow shadows
across the night sky.
Where small city cafés
line cobblestone streets
serving pastries and iced tea.
Where we have no cell phones
or baggage, or even a map,
no links to home
but foggy memories and
the clothes on our backs.
Where we’ve finally escaped,
escaped reality and anxiety,
escaped the real world.
and off into a fairy-tale dream.
Where nothing but baguettes
beret-wearing people
stand in our way.
Rendezvous dans Paris,
vient des vous et moi.


The author's comments:
Inspiration and slight references to The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T.S. Elliot

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