Posts tagged ‘Andre Kertesz’

June 21, 2011

A Familiar Place

I’m discovering the photos of André Kertész. You can see a bunch of them here. One you can’t see among those, and has personal significance for me, is this. In 1929:

And by the grace of Google, today:

June 17, 2011

The Brandy Glass

The Brandy Glass
– by Louis MacNeice

Only let it form within his hands once more  – 
The moment cradled like a brandy glass.
Sitting alone in the empty dining hall…
From the chandeliers the snow begins to fall
Piling around carafes and table legs
And chokes the passage of the revolving door.
The last diner, like a ventriloquist’s doll
Left by his master, gazes before him, begs:
‘Only let it form within my hands once more.’