A WORK DISSECTED #6: Les Fous
 
Je t'aime,  je t'aime Comme un fou, comme un soldat Comme une star de cinéma

Je t'aime,  je t'aime
Comme un fou, comme un soldat
Comme une star de cinéma

Je t'aime,  je t'aime Comme un loup, comme un roi Comme un homme que je ne suis pas Tu vois,  je t'aime comme ça - Lara Fabian, Je T'aime

Je t'aime,  je t'aime
Comme un loup, comme un roi
Comme un homme que je ne suis pas
Tu vois,  je t'aime comme ça

- Lara Fabian, Je T'aime

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A Work Dissected #4: Surrender
 
The tantalizing brush of your lips; Destroys the remnants of my army; I’m a trillion cell massive apparatus

The tantalizing brush of your lipsDestroys the remnants of my army;
I’m a trillion cell massive apparatus

But you’ve reduced me to a spook, A demon that wants only you. - Jules Angold

But you’ve reduced me to a spook,
A demon that wants only you.
- Jules Angold

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A Work Dissected #2: Fra-gile
 
“'Fragile,' I say, pronouncing it the way she does - as if it might be a popular tourist destination in the Pacific, beautiful Fraj Isle, with its white sandy beaches and shark-filled coves.” ― Dan Chaon, Stay Awake

“'Fragile,' I say, pronouncing it the way she does - as if it might be a popular tourist destination in the Pacific, beautiful Fraj Isle, with its white sandy beaches and shark-filled coves.”
― Dan Chaon, Stay Awake

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A Work Dissected #1: The Muse
“There is also a third kind of madness, which is possession by the Muses, enters into a delicate and virgin soul, and there inspiring frenzy, awakens lyric...."

“There is also a third kind of madness, which is possession by the Muses, enters into a delicate and virgin soul, and there inspiring frenzy, awakens lyric...."

 

"But he, who, not being inspired and having no touch of madness in his soul, comes to the door and thinks he will get into the temple by the help of art--he, I say, and his poetry are not admitted; the sane man is nowhere at all when he enters into rivalry with the madman.”
― Plato, Phaedo

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