Circa 1968 Parts 1-4 IV




Behind you/You are here/Straight ahead/the shoulders of an artist/supporting his companion/the photographer/who next to a young man with beautiful hair/who has mal aux pieds/en route to the Bastille/May 13/seconds before the shutter clicks/ immuring/the moment/not long before you are born/one day before the general strike/ two days after the Sorbonne reopens/ten days since the police occupation/four months following the riots at Cain/in the wake of wildcat strikes in Lyons/longer since matraquage/October 17/1961/Algerian workers/clubbed to death/thrown into the Seine from Neuilly Bridge/La Marianne de mai/Des tas d’idées me passent par la tête/Je pense même à la Révolution française/Moi/la jeune fille d’une bonne famille anglaise/Je commence à poser/Mon corps se raidit/Je tends mon bras/Mon visage devient plus grave/Aloje suis piègée par le rôle que j’essaie d’incarner/the grid/I/start working/Behind you/You are here/Straight ahead/the shoulders of an artist/supporting his companion/the photographer/who next to a young man with beautiful hair/who has mal aux pieds/en route to the Bastille/May 13/seconds before the shutter clicks/ immuring/the moment/not long before you are born/one day before the general strike/ two days after the Sorbonne reopens/ten days since the police occupation/four months following the riots at Cain/in the wake of wildcat strikes in Lyons/longer since matraquage/October 17/1961/Algerian workers/clubbed to death/thrown into the Seine from Neuilly Bridge/La Marianne de mai/Des tas d’idées me passent par la tête/Je pense même à la Révolution française/Moi/la jeune fille d’une bonne famille anglaise/Je commence à poser/Mon corps se raidit/Je tends mon bras/Mon visage devient plus grave/Aloje suis piègée par le rôle que j’essaie d’incarner/the grid/I/start working/Behind you/You are here/Straight ahead/the shoulders of an artist/supporting his companion/the photographer/who next to a young man with beautiful hair/who has mal aux pieds/en route to the Bastille/May 13/seconds before the shutter clicks/ immuring/the moment/not long before you are born/one day before the general strike/ two days after the Sorbonne reopens/ten days since the police occupation/four months following the riots at Cain/in the wake of wildcat strikes in Lyons/longer since matraquage/October 17/1961/Algerian workers/clubbed to death/thrown into the Seine from Neuilly Bridge/La Marianne de mai/Des tas d’idées me passent par la tête/Je pense même à la Révolution française/Moi/la jeune fille d’une bonne famille anglaise/Je commence à poser/Mon corps se raidit/Je tends mon bras/Mon visage devient plus grave/Aloje suis piègée par le rôle que j’essaie d’incarner/the grid/I/start working/Behind you