November 2nd, 2007

Tristan Tzara

Pere Lachaise

Yesterday we, (videtur and I), paid a visit to some of humanity's great minds who are buried in the Pere Lachaise. To Oscar Wilde we gave a great pot of cadaver-purple crysanthemums. The others received, one by one, all of our white chysanthemums... A old lady, who adressed us as "bizarre", asked us why we had the affrontery to dress in this manner in the cemetary on the 1st of November. "We're in mourning...?" I said. "Fumer un cigare au cimitiere, ca ne se fait pas!" she cried. Ah well...




Oscar Wilde (1854-1900?).

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