The pianist

The pianist ©L.Monserrat, Paris, 2018.   Piano  Softly, in the dusk, a woman is singing to me; Taking me back down the vista of years, till I see A child sitting under the piano, in the boom of the tingling strings And pressing the small, poised feet of a mother who smiles as she sings….

Man and the Sea

  Man and the sea, ©Laurent Monserrat, Paris, 2017. Man and the Sea Free man, you will always cherish the sea! The sea is your mirror; you contemplate your soul In the infinite unrolling of its billows; Your mind is an abyss that is no less bitter. You like to plunge into the bosom of your…