From dawn

From dawn©L.Monserrat, Paris, 2018.

Mathias Lévy

Mathias lévy, ©L.Monserrat, Paris, 2018. Mathias Lévy website

Possession

Possession©L.Monserrat, Paris, 2018.

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….

In the shadow of Dante

  ONE and the selfsame tongue first wounded me, So that it tinged the one cheek and the other, And then held out to me the medicine; Thus do I hear that once Achilles’ spear, His and his father’s, used to be the cause First of a sad and then a gracious boon. We turned…

Sorrow of the Moon

  Sorrow of the moon©Laurent Monserrat, Paris, 2018. Sadness of the Moon Tonight the moon dreams with more indolence, Like a lovely woman on a bed of cushions Who fondles with a light and listless hand The contour of her breasts before falling asleep; On the satiny back of the billowing clouds, Languishing, she lets…