Jan 15, 2010

by English Muse

As I’m getting ready for my trip, everything Paris related catches my eye. I spotted this today in the flickr photostream of UK artist Fiona Watson, who goes by the name Wild Goose Chase on the photo sharing site. Her collages are extraordinary. In this one she includes a French postcard. She translates the inscription this way:
“How much I would like to find myself next to you this morning, to take your head in my two hands with eager tenderness and a fever of caresses.”
The postmark is 1917- sent during World War I

I wonder if he made it home back to her?

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17 Responses to “A fever of caresses”

  1. pixelhazard says:

    I so hope he did. That's beautiful

  2. Ms Smart says:

    It almost seems like we shouldn't be looking at it…

  3. The Drifter and the Gypsy says:

    trip? where are you going?
    and yes, the picture is just lovely!

  4. Jason says:

    You have a great blog here. I like reading unique blogs like yours. I have a site myself which provides information on popular vacation destinations. I want my site to be a place where anyone from around the world can come and have that vacation spirit or "vacation feeling" as you can tell from my domain name.

    I'd like to exchange links with you to help spread some traffic around between each other. Please let me know if this is possible.

    Jason
    ThatVACATIONfeeling.com

  5. The Beauty Edit says:

    So poignant – that's almost made me cry. And its only 7.45am in london!

  6. Anonymous says:

    Oh welcome to Paris ! Where are you staying ? Wish you a passionnate and gorgeous trip ! We are freezing !!! Sunny Side from Paris

  7. jamaica byles says:

    That's so funny.I too ran across Fiona's work recently and am planning a post next week.lovely collage.
    I'm still experimenting with iPhone pics…we'll see if any are worthy.

  8. Miranda says:

    I believe he found his way back because a man would crawl through fire to be with a woman with such feelings.

  9. Sabine says:

    What a beautiful Paris association. You must be so excited… How long are you planning to stay? Sabine x

  10. Corissa says:

    what a beautiful note! i hope he made it home to her.

  11. Couture Millinery Atelier. says:

    Oh, lucky you, Tina! You are going to Paris…This is a really beautiful post card!

  12. Jaime says:

    So pretty- must check out her site :) Lucky you to go to Paris! :)

  13. Atticus and Juliet says:

    So excited for you! I hope you have a wonderful time in Paris! Take lots of pics to share when you return!

  14. Cassandra Marie says:

    I love that postcard and what he wrote. So beautiful

  15. Ciara says:

    Oh my heart…

    So beautiful.

  16. Kadira says:

    You have a wonderful knack of finding exquisite images, I always look forward to your next post. Thank you for sharing.

  17. Ta says:

    I really love the berries. I think that three dimensional objects lend such texture to collages. Love it.

fin.
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