Sunday, January 19, 2014

Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Musician in the Rain by Robert Doisneau 



play me in the key of C
major, minor
it matters not

color me in scales chromatic
ascending, descending
it matters not

pizzicato pluck my strings
short riff, long riff
it matters not

rain is falling in Cherbourg
under your umbrella
I am music




24 comments:

  1. I believe I hear it playing too!

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  2. The music continues. The show must go on so they say. rain or shine! Nicely Helen!

    Hank

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  3. A most beautiful final thought. The metaphorical meaning it has for me is resonant.

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  4. Beautifully positive Helen! Have a great week!

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  5. So these two are notes, oui ?

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  6. That man was an outstanding photographer; I have several books of his photos and this shot is a favorite.

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  7. This is so good that I can almost hear the music, almost!

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  8. Nice! One of my favorite movies...and music...

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  9. Since it is Cherbourg, you could have asked for the Key of Sea. But you didn't so I suppose it doesn't matter. In any event, music under the umbrella — yes!

    Blessings and Bear hugs!

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  10. How wonderful! I enjoyed very much the poem, Helen!

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  11. It's nice to be under your umbrella! X

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  12. Beautiful Helen, I love your poem-it enchants and invites one to look again, when under that umbrella ;D

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  13. What a marvellous illustration of your poem. Really wonderful.

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  14. OH. this is more than good...takes me to a wonderful place! Beautiful..

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  15. Good one Helen. It will take more than a downpour to dampen its enthusiasm.

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  16. Lovely. Yes, rain is music. Whether a downpour or a drizzle, it is music. :-)

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  17. "It matters not!" I strongly agree ... it's all about the music. This was such a beautiful read Helen...I loved it :-) Uplifting and positive!

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  18. nice use of the vernacular in this helen...and i like the close....almost like...as long as i am with you i can be music...

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  19. What a marvelous last line... fantastic Helen! Thank you!

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