New Year’s resolution from André Breton

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‘Leave everything.
Leave Dada.
Leave your wife, leave your mistress.
Leave your hopes and fears.
Leave your children in the corner of a wood.
Leave the substance for the shadow.
Leave your easy life…
Set out on the road.’

from Littérature no. 2 (April 1922)

(Image: Breton’s ‘African Mask’, 1947-48).

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One Response to New Year’s resolution from André Breton

  1. Luis Mendez says:

    That quote say a lot about the guy who said it and also anything, everything. Thanks for posted

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