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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Monkey and the Blue Flower

Monkey and blue flower
Depicted together
Riding on the back
Of a giant snail
What could better capture
A romantic poet's quest  
For the Holy Grail

This image comes from a medieval manuscript

Paris, Bibl. Mazarine, Ms. 1581, f. 349v

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