Venetian Ballade

Venetian Ballade

Have you ever sat, in an evening vaporetto, on the Giudecca Canal?

Waterbus vaporetto in Venice
Waterbus vaporetto in Venice

 

Sunset in Venice with Salute Church
Sunset in Venice with Salute Church
In the morning, these boats, had been running like rats, through their delivery party.
Boats delivering goods in Venice
Boats delivering goods in Venice
And gradually, the city had filled with noise and busy disorder, all together, in a golden Arch of faith, in the name of Saint Mark, up to the hugeness of ruling together in a Palace.
view of Venice
View of Venice
Was it the bright shine, of Veronese’s pink and green, in June’s midday?
Grand Canal at sunset
Grand Canal at sunset
Was it the soft memory of the Queen of Cyprus along a canal?
Or maybe Tintoretto, guiding you through illness, faithfully beyond doubt to understanding?
Storm in Venice
Storm in Venice
More probably, a lot hiding behind selfie-masks and the wreck of the unbelievable…
Coming out of the deep maze, and suddenly, to the last sun rays rimming the waves, here she is, appearing, the mysterious cloth of your experience, woven of gold, from the abyss of forgotten.
Venetian sunset
Venetian sunset

 

steps in the sun in Venice
Steps in the sun in Venice

Sabine Grimal
BestVeniceGuides
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