Life Sleeping in Warmth Light

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“…Les soleils couchants
Revêtent les champs,
Les canaux, la ville entière,
D’hyacinthe et d’or;
Le monde s’endort
Dans une chaude lumière.
Là, tout n’est qu’ordre et beauté,
Luxe, calme, et volupté.”

“…The sunset’s rays enfold
In hyacinth and gold,
Field and canal; and, with the night,
As shadows gently fall,
Behold! Life sleeps, and all
Lies bathed in warmth and evening light.
There all is order, naught amiss:
Comfort and beauty, calm and bliss.”

(From “L’Invitation au voyage” by charles Baudelaire – Les Fleurs du Mal, 1857)

This “invitation to a voyage” was shot at the upper terrace which is at a few meters from Bivi Razaia Masjid, a small mosque, located in the chawk of Varanasi (Benaras).
Up there I know a Muslim family who works on the dyeing process of the famous silk Banarsi sarees.
This amazing place is an everlasting invitation to dream…

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One Response to “Life Sleeping in Warmth Light”

  1. you never seem to skip a beat with either your words or images—mmm

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