Au nom de quoi?

 A rose placed in a bullet hole in a restaurant window the day after a series of deadly attacks in Paris. The note reads "In the Name of What?" Credit: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

A rose placed in a bullet hole in a restaurant window the day after a series of deadly attacks in Paris. The note reads “In the Name of What?” Credit: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

from W.H. Auden’s “September 1, 1939”

Defenseless under the night
Our world in stupor lies;
Yet, dotted everywhere,
Ironic points of light
Flash out wherever the Just
Exchange their messages:
May I, composed like them
Of Eros and of dust,
Beleaguered by the same
Negation and despair,
Show an affirming flame.

(thanks JD for the inspiration)
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2 Responses to Au nom de quoi?

  1. Léa says:

    Merci beaucoup mon ami!

  2. Léa says:

    Nous ne nous rendrons pas! (We will not surrender!)

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