Posts Tagged: shops

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)

Lazy Sunday afternoon


“Lazy Sunday afternoon
I’ve got no mind to worry?
Close my eyes and drift away.”

(The small faces in Lazy Sunday)
Amay (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)

“Ici Dépot”, but only when is the store open?

“We’d stopped to look inside before
The windows of the other stores
But at this one here we stayed awhile
We stood to stare, and wish, and smile.”

(W. McGehee in Window shopping)
Colfontaine (B)

Our little shopping district

"We had a nice little shopping district,
but the anger boiled over in the ‘60s.
Some young fools and Panthers tore up MacDonald,
the flames gutting doorways and dreams.
But no Phoenix arose here; we just sank deeper into the mud."

(M. Abel in Lonnie (Richmond))
Honnelles (B)