Gray Eminence

What’s noblesse? Watching the crowd with distance …
gray-eminenz
I saw this heron waiting in a distance to the pigeons in Amsterdam. I remembered that once Aesop (620–564 BC) started to write metaphorically his fables to avoid conflicts with the politicians. I had written: “The core of the theological business is the lie. No wonder that this spreads to the characters of their agents.” The editor rejected the publication in his newspaper from fear of his boss.
related: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aesop
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89minence_grise
https://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2013/10/29/houseboat-on-prinsengracht/

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writer, photographer, guitarist

7 responses to “Gray Eminence

  1. Ben

    Yes. the famous heron in Amsterdam 😉

    GRTZ,BEN

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  2. They are indeed, very regal looking birds.

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  3. What an unusually patient bird !

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  4. that was a good sentence

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