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And the leaves
leaned back

by the bench
beneath the branches

to let the light
linger longer

on the memory
now maintained

when two sat together

and dreamed
of the distance

they had yet
to discover.

All Words and Photography by Damien B. Donnelly

Photograph taken in the Jardin du Palais-Royal, Paris

10 thoughts on “THE BENCH ALONG THE WAY

      1. Elizabeth Helmich

        It does. I love tying together my photography with words, adds another dimension, and appreciation for me.

    1. deuxiemepeau

      My walk from work takes me through the gardens of the Palais Royal, the courtyards of the Louvre, across the Seine via Pont des Arts and up through Saint Germain. Sometimes I have to pinch myself!

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