BATALHA MONASTERY III - ARCHES

by Antonio Gil July. 09, 2015 3391 views

vow of silence
a funny poem by Raj Arumugam


Kron joins the monastery;
he must stay in isolation
and is allowed to say 2 words
every three years


3 years pass
and Kron is brought before
the Elders
and he is allowed his 2 words
Cold room, he says


3 years later
again Kron is brought before
the Elders
and he is allowed his 2 words
Bad food, he says


3 years later
again Kron is brought before
the Elders
and he is allowed his 2 words
I quit, he says


Not surprising, say the Elders
All you have done since you came here is to complain

♫♫ PILGRIM SONGS FROM THE MONASTERY OF MONTSERRAT : LOS SET GOTXS
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Tomie Poodle 4 years, 5 months ago

La 3 montre bien la complexité de cet architecture!

4 years, 5 months ago Edited
Jacki 4 years, 5 months ago

Really dramatic when you switch to b/w... especially #4!

4 years, 5 months ago Edited
Gonia 4 years, 5 months ago

last is great! very pretty art of ancient workers.

4 years, 5 months ago Edited
Mike Meliska 4 years, 5 months ago

Great pics.....Like the B/W.

4 years, 5 months ago Edited
Evalizette Hansson 4 years, 5 months ago

You know how to work with shadows and light my friend
Great work!

4 years, 5 months ago Edited
Brenda Nelson 4 years, 5 months ago

#2 made me "ooh" and #5 made me "ahh"!

4 years, 5 months ago Edited
Sara G 4 years, 5 months ago

Beautiful #2

4 years, 5 months ago Edited
Larry Sample 4 years, 5 months ago

I think they are fantastic! Seems to me that to get the detail of stone work the light would have to be as is.

4 years, 5 months ago Edited
Dan Ravasio 4 years, 5 months ago

I never cease to be amazed at the amazing beauty and grandeur of these structures Antonio....

4 years, 5 months ago Edited
Marilyn Grimble 4 years, 5 months ago

I had to force myself to look at the arches and not the windows where the light IMHO was too strong!

4 years, 5 months ago Edited
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