Missed reservation

il cing heure

If you have ever been to Paris, you know how ubiquitous café chairs, tables and people dining are. It is part of a daily routine and one I could easily adopt here. Somehow, the noises from the street and pollution never reach my table and cup of coffee.

It is a magic trick only the French know.

All day, I wondered how my favorite cafés and streets felt. The more I thought, the more angry I became. It took all morning to find peace in my heart and find a realization within. Only I can change my reality and how I felt. Anger does nothing but breed more anger.

I have chosen to feel only hope and love for my friends who live in and around the city. After all, a city is nothing without inhabitants. When I think of Paris, I think of them, their voices and laughter.

There is a song I love by Jacques Dutronc. It is called Il eat cinq heures, Paris s’eveille. It is Paris. Be safe Aline, André, your parents and sisters, Merlin and your parents, all my friends in La Fontenay sous Bois and Paris.

 

 

Categories: Badass Artist, Barry Comer Artist, Cafe Sketches, cafe sketching, Chairs, Dr. Ph. Martin's Radiant Concentrated Watercolor, France, Il Cinq Heures, Jacques Dutronc, Lonely, Love, Paris, Paris Cafes, Reservation, Rue Saint Germain, Spring bloomsTags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Barry Comer

I volunteer as a design and communications consultant with Family Scholar House in Louisville, Kentucky, http://www.familyscholarhouse.org the Democratic Socialists of America http://www.dsausa.org and teach children with emotional and developmental disabilities.

I have degrees in art and was an art director for 30 years.

18 Comments

  1. Oh Paris! I think I went through the same emotions too Barry. But let’s keep living positive full lives, traveling and making wonderful discoveries, see the goodness of this life.

    Lovely painting, I could sit right down and sip some red wine and watch the parade of life in Paris.

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  2. Revenge is one of the worst emotions we humans battle with…I do admire those , who after terrible events have the courage to forgive. This is on our doorstep…it makes it so clear how the millions of refugees feel about all the pain and destruction they are witnessing constantly. Paris.. je t’adore . So well portrayed with your drawing. Sensitive and Stylish.

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