Posted: November 22, 2013 Filed under: Art, Painting/Drawing | Tags: 1914, bananas, chirico, departure, farewell, Gare Montparnasse, Giorgio de Chirico, Greece, Italy, melancholy, Paris, The Melancholy of Departure, train station, travel
Gare Montparnasse (The Melancholy of Departure). Giorgio de Chirico. 1914.
Posted: October 24, 2013 Filed under: Art, Painting/Drawing, Poetry, Writing | Tags: 1895, 1902, Chile, departure, edvard munch, farewell, German Expressionism, goodbye, melancholy, munch, Neruda, Norway, Pablo Neruda, poem, song, song of despair, The Melancholy of Departure, time, Vampire
A Song of Despair
By Pablo Neruda
The memory of you emerges from the night around me.
The river mingles its stubborn lament with the sea.
Deserted like the wharves at dawn.
It is the hour of departure, oh deserted one!
Cold flower heads are raining over my heart.
Oh pit of debris, fierce cave of the shipwrecked.
In you the wars and the flights accumulated.
From you the wings of the song birds rose
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Vampire II. Edvard Munch. 1895-1902.