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YOUR ROAD TO LIFE

The road to happiness is healing The road to life is breathing The road to clearity is seeing The road to change is finding you Becoming More Then Just A Shell is knowing the truth
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BERTHE MORISOT by Edouard Manet and Salvatore Buttaci


                                   BERTHE MORISOT                      Painting by Edouard Manet (1873)                      Poem by Salvatore Buttaci  (1994) "Too  much yellow!" I tell the painter. "You've made me out to appear  some pasty-looking, half-dead matron who has never seen the sun! Devotees of art one day  will stand before this canvas and wonder: 'Did Madame Morisot have a heart of wax to match the sallowness of her face?'"   Where will I be then to defend myself? Long dead, no doubt, somewhere in the other world where the shade of one's complexion will certainly not be the local gossip, nor a discussion tète à tète  about the worthiness of Manet's work.   So all I mean to say I shall...
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