13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Paris, its wonderful monuments, and Flower clouds....
Paris Will always be Paris, the City of light, Art, the City of Flowers, not of Tears..
Paris, from the flower bud, the color of its monuments, to the window opening onto the world ... Paris resilient and resurgent against barbarism ...
"There are words that make you live (...) child, kindness, (..) and some names of flowers ...." as wrote the French Poet and Resistant Paul Eluard in the Poetry Book "German Rendez vous" in 1944 .... As touching as the words of this child and his father in the Paris video after the 13th November Tragic events "We have flowers ... against weapons ..."
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