"Jardin des Serres d'Auteuil - the garden (2003)" Jardin des Serres d'Auteuil Tip by Mikebond

Jardin des Serres d'Auteuil, Paris: 3 reviews and 14 photos

  Victor Hugo and I
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Here you see some photos taken in the garden.
In the first photo portray me near the statue of the great French writer Victor Hugo (1802-85). I am probably miming a flying bird, but I don't know why.
The second picture shows a stone with these lines by Victor Hugo's poem Aux arbres ("To the trees"):
Quand je suis parmi vous, arbres de ces grands bois
Dans tout ce qui m'entoure et me cache ? la fois
Dans votre solitude o? je rentre moi-m?me
Je sens quelqu'un de grand qui m'?coute et qui m'aime

("When I am among you, trees of these large gardens
In everything that surrounds me and hides me at the same time
In your solitude where I return myself
I feel someone great who is listening to me and who loves me")
The third photo shows me next to a statue of the great Russian poet Aleksandr Sergeyeviè Pu?kin (1799-1837). The fourth portrays four lines from the poem Harmonie du soir ("Harmony of the evening") by Charles Baudelaire (1821-67)
Voici venir les temps où, vibrant sur sa tige,
Chaque fleur s'évapore ainsi qu'un encensoir,
Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir,
Valse mélancolique et langoureux vertiges

("Here are coming the times when, vibrating on its stalk,
Every flower evaporates like an incensory,
Sounds and scents turn in the air of the evening,
Melancholy valse and languishing dizziness")
The last pic is another view of the garden.

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  • Written Nov 23, 2005
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