Yesterday I wanted to look at the mysterious Helleborus - the Winter Rose. Its strange, delicate flowers defy the plummeting temperatures, but with its incredibly spiky leaves that are also somewhat toxic, this resistance is not so surprising. As I had come across Debussy's La Neige Danse by chance, that morning, I tried to put the images and music together...
Art Poétique - Verlaine
De la musique avant toute chose,
Et pour cela préfère l'Impair
Plus vague et plus soluble dans l'air,
Sans rien en lui qui pèse ou qui pose.