John James Audubon: The Birds of America
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Harmonie/Harmony: a beautiful flash of birds,poetry imbedded 435 clicks
posted by hortense (8 comments total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
posted by hortense at 11:15 PM on October 29, 2005

Fantastic site. Thanks hortense
posted by Cranberry at 12:42 AM on October 30, 2005

That was brilliant, thanks. What an excellent way to present those paintings. The slightly absurd owls coupled with Baudelaire were my favourite.
posted by fire&wings at 3:54 AM on October 30, 2005

Wonderful. "Fragility" was especially haunting. Thanks, hortense.
posted by languagehat at 6:06 AM on October 30, 2005

[Flagged as good.]
posted by jaronson at 9:40 AM on October 30, 2005

Hahaha. The strange quail-like birds and "You are so beautiful to me" is the kind of unbelievable fromage only the French can come up with.
posted by ori at 11:49 AM on October 30, 2005

(I say that with honest affection)
posted by ori at 2:37 PM on October 30, 2005

I can't believe this has only gotten seven comments (five, really). I know, I know, the number of comments is not correlated with quality, people appreciate and go away happy but don't leave a comment because they feel silly just saying "This is good," but let me tell you, it's discouraging posting great stuff and having it sink practically without trace. And people wonder why there's so much crap on the front page—it gets noticed, that's why. If the choice is between getting a few comments and having to imagine a lot of happy but silent people or getting 300 comments and lots of exciting discussion, it takes a stout heart to go with the former.

posted by languagehat at 5:29 AM on November 1, 2005

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