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I Think I'm Drunk

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It's just a long exposure shot, no manipulation here ^^
I don't even remember where I took this pic. I think it was during a party...
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Be Drunk

A poem by Charles Baudelaire

You have to be always drunk. That's all there is to be. It's the only way.
So as not to feel the horrible burden of time that breaks your back and bends you to the earth, you have to be continually drunk.

But on what? Wine, poetry or virtue, as you wish. But be
drunk! And if sometimes, on the steps of a palace or the green grass of a ditch, in the mournful solitude of your room, you wake again, drunkenness already diminishing or gone, ask the wind, the wave, the star, the bird, the clock, everything that is flying, everything that is groaning, everything that is rolling, everything that is singing, everything that is speaking...

Ask what time it is and wind, wave, star, bird, clock will answer you: "It is time to be drunk!

So as not to be the martyred slaves of time, be drunk, be continually drunk! On wine, on poetry or on virtue, as you wish."

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Image details
Image size
900x599px 178.85 KB
Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D70s
Shutter Speed
13/10 second
Aperture
F/4.5
Focal Length
70 mm
Date Taken
Aug 18, 2008, 5:11:52 AM
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raheem1's avatar
I am not Drunk... I am A LOVER and I am In LOVE. <3 :D