Posts in Category: Street scenes – garages and parking places

Desolation row


“And someone says, “You’re in the wrong place my friend
You better leave”
And the only sound that’s left
After the ambulances go
Is Cinderella sweeping up
On Desolation Row”

(Bob Dylan in Desolation row)
Malmedy (B)

Some red spots in a dry emptiness


“Here is no water but only rock
Rock and no water and the sandy road
The road winding above among the mountains
Which are mountains of rock without water
If there were water we could stop and drink …”

(T.S. Eliot in The Waste Land)
Namur (B)

The tranquility of the desert


“This is the land which ye
Shall divide by lot. And neither division nor unity
Matters. This is the land. We have our inheritance.”

(T.S. Eliot in Ash-Wednesday 1930)
Sint-Pieters-Leeuw (B)

Closed doors waiting for the church bells

“Knock on the door, and you shall have an answer!
Open the heavy walls to set me free,
And blow a horn to call me into the sunlight,
And startled then what a strange thing you shall see!”

(C. Aiken from The charnel rose)
Ivoz-Ramet (B)

The red ball does not hinder you passing freely


“passing freely
through the temple grounds –
spring butterfly”

(Haiku by Issa)
Jemeppe-sur-Meuse (B)

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