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Over the last year, we have been explaining our interests in research to Dan Simpson. He is a poet and brilliant person too. Take a look at his website : www. Lares Viales. Janus, hear my prayer as I once again open my front door creating a portal from the safety of my dwelling to the cruelty of the world.
Even the most hurried visitor to Rome cannot help but be struck by the nonchalant energy with which its modern population inhabits a cityscape of seemingly bottomless stratigraphic history and beauty. Traffic buzzes around a complex of Republican temples, below the level of the modern street, part of which has been repurposed as a community shelter for stray cats a carved stone cat watches from a second-storey lintel nearby in the appropriately named Vicolo della Gatta. The city moves so easily between life and stone, and so gracefully balances its opposites: pagan luxury and decadence, on the one hand, and spiritual transcendence, on the other; the chaos and noise of its major thoroughfares, on the one hand, and the tranquility of the cloister garden in the Church of the Four Crowned Saints or of the frescoed dining room of the Empress Livia in the Palazzo Massimo, on the other. All is comprehended by the buildings of the historic center, their earth tones flaking in the sun and looped by the muddy S-curve of the Tiber River. But even in the 16th century, French poet Joachim du Bellay felt something else in the city, a kind of galvanic energy by which it was constantly reconstructing itself out of its own ruin, with death and life intermingled.
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Rome, Italy. The funny one is cloro instead of coloro. Cloro is chlorine. I'm terrible, the poem was fantastic. That's funny Are you sure that Roman's don't have any chlorine in their great past? I originally wrote this after my second visit to Rome 10 years ago, it's actually a song.