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Devil may cry
Leafy is here
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I’m looking for someone who’d like to talk with me about music, art and
life in general. I don’t really care what kind of music you like (I’m
into some rock/punk, pop and folk (I guess)) as long as you’re
passionated about it. I’m a bit of a pessimist and introverted and not
very good at talking to people, so I’m sorry if that turns you off.
I’m also interested in history, animals (mainly horses), movies, fantasy, politics etc.
If you speak english fluently that’d be great (because I’d really like
to improve my own English). If you speak French that’s a plus (but not a
requirement!!!) because I would like to get better it.
At first I’d like to write via e-mail, but later on I’m very interested in sending ordinary letters!
“There was never any question that Robert would take the portrait for the cover of Horses, my aural sword sheathed with Robert’s image. I had no sense of how it would look, just that it should be true. The only thing I promised Robert was that I would wear a clean shirt with no stains on it.
The light was already fading. He had no assistant. We never talked about what we would do, or what it would look like. He would shoot it. I would be shot.
I had my look in mind. He had his light in mind. That is all.
The clouds kept moving back and forth. Something happened with his light meter and he became slightly agitated. He took a few shots. He abandoned the light meter. A cloud went by and the triangle disappeared. He said, “You know, I really like the whiteness of the shirt. Can you take the jacket off?”
I flung my jacket over my shoulder, Frank Sinatra style. I was full of references. He was full of light and shadow.
He took a few more shots.
‘I got it.’
‘How do you know?’
‘I just know.’
He took twelve pictures that day.
Within a few days he showed me the contact sheet. ‘This one has the magic’ he said.
When I look at it now, I never see me. I see us.”
~Patti Smith, from Just Kids, on the photograph by Robert Mapplethorpe for her debut album, Horses, 1975