Imagine the workshop: wheels turning, lather frothing, the hammer sounding, glue simmering, the friction of sandpaper… Think of it as an amusement park. Take pleasure in each day, lest strictness and precision render creation sterile. Whistle as you work.
A Parisian public park where Verlaine, astride his pedestal, watches over people. The Orangerie with its date palms and Seville orange trees offers shade. The Jardin de Luxembourg can be likened to a large green open-air sofa.