river alexander

A night, a street, a lamp, a drugstore
A meaningless and dismal light
A quarter century outpours -
It’s all the same. No chance to flight.
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You’d die and rise anew, begotten.
All would repeat as ever might:
The street, the icy rippled water,
The store, the lamp, the lonely night.

I met these lines for the first time when i was a student of the Academy of the Dramatic Arts. At that time they were only the part of voice training. I was pronouncing these lines over and over again as the others feeling no sense in them. One winter night i found myself on the bank of the Pryazhka river where the poet Alexander Block had written these versus. In this exact place i was waiting for the taxi in the frost citing these lines and i suddenly caught the inner sense of these words and felt this timeless atmosphere of this place which were so simply and deeply expressed by the poet.

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Renegade - a person who behaves in a rebelliously unconventional manner

fits Prison Break well.

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Doctor Who, The Impossible Astronaut, Season 6, Episode 1.

DOCTOR: Jefferson isn’t a girl’s name. It’s not her name either. Jefferson, Adams, Hamilton! River? 

RIVER: Surnames of three of America’s founding fathers. 

DOCTOR: Lovely fellows. Two of them fancied me.


After getting introduced to Hamilton, I’m actually curious which two.  

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Sunday Monring by Simon Alexander
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Budapest Parlament by Simon Alexander
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The view from the windows of the Hermitage. 

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Elisabeth Bridge by Simon Alexander
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