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Holy The One


by Marie Rennard



Pic: "Soupe populaire, Gennevilliers" - © 1965 Jean-Claude Seine - Size: 14k
Soupe populaire, Gennevilliers, 1965
© 1965 Jean-Claude Seine



(Swans - June 4, 2007)  

There's a whole life
— A batch of souvenirs
Circling the wedding ring,
— Decency and restrain
In the neck tied coat,
Nails polished however

Holy the one who's still alive.


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Marie Rennard on Swans (with bio).
Jean-Claude Quiqueré, better known as Jean-Claude Seine was born in 1944 in Gennevilliers, France. He's been a journalist and photo reporter since he was twenty years old, working for left-wing papers like l'Humanité, La Vie Ouvrière, Le Matin de Paris, Jeune Afrique, among many others. A member of the Snark International Agency with Agnès Varda and William Klein of the D.P.I. Agency in New York, he contributed to collective exhibitions and books about the life of workers such as, Un Mois de Mai Très Occupé, Edition Le Temps des Cerises, and Acteurs du Siècle, Editions Le Cercle d'Art. In 1968, he was a reporter for La Vie Ouvrière, and supplied photos of the working-class strikes and demonstrations. After traveling through the five continents, he now lives in Nîmes, in the South of France. Jean-Claude Seine maintains a Web Gallery where you can peruse over 1,000 photos.



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