in the arsehole of diogenes

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Thursday, 1 August 2013

A Geography Lesson

Every Belgian knows
that Luxembourg is a French-speaking
province of Belgium
adjoining Luxemb[o]urg, a very small
Grand Duchy
at least twice as rich as Ireland,
about whose music, exiles and madmen
we know nothing.

From much-scorned quadrilingual
'little' Switzerland (maybe a hundred
times as rich as Ireland ?) came
Klee, Hodler, Vallotton, Dürrenmatt,
Frisch, Cendrars, Amiet, Hesse,
the Giacomettis, Tinguely, Pestalozzi,
Calvin, Paracelsus, Arp,
'Le Corbusier'...and Heidi -
but of quadrilingual Luxembourg
even I know nothing
except that it is a tax-haven
and once part of 'Benelux'.







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