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Home is Nowhere/Anywhere

Alone in a strange city
Watching ships come and go
Anonymous to most

Last night watched families
with kites on a dark beach
Today I just want to go home

But forgotten where home is
Until I remembered home
is Nowhere/ Anywhere

Salvador Dali – his home in Portlligat

The decoration of the house is surprising, extraordinary. Perhaps the most exact adjective would be: never-before-seen. I do not believe that there is anything like it, in this country or in any other…. Dalí’s house is completely unexpected…. It contains nothing more than memories, obsessions. The fixed ideas of its owners. There is nothing traditional, nor inherited, nor repeated, nor copied here. All is indecipherable personal mythology…. There are art works (by the painter), Russian things (of Mrs. Gala), stuffed animals, staircases of geological walls going up and down, books (strange for such people), the commonplace and the refined, etc.