G. Apollinaire – Poème lu au mariage d’André Salmon

Les verres tombèrent se brisèrent

Et nous apprîmes à rire

Nous partîmes alors pèlerins de la perdition

A travers les rues à travers les contrées à travers la raison

 

The glasses fell shattered
And we learned how to laugh
We parted then pilgrims of perdition
Across streets across countries across reason

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R. Bresson – Au hasard Balthazar

-Keep it. It’s not money I need,but a friend.

-Yes, a friend.

-A friend who can tell me
how to run away. I’ve always wanted to.

-Run away?

-Run away. A friend to share my pleasures and pains.

-I’ll share your pains and pleasures. But I hope it’s more pleasure than pain.

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