dominique paul

“Madame Moitessier” (1844-1856) (detail) by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780-1867).

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Favorite Books Aesthetic (1/x): The Possibility of Fireflies by Dominique Paul

Just then, a singly firefly flashes its light, then another. Within a minute the darkness is filled with fireflies, twinkling their silent melody. I think about all the people in the world, how each of us has a place where we belong. I wonder then what my place looks like. Because I am not there, and I am not sure I have ever seen it.