It is a city that haunts…

The smells,

The sights/sites,

The colour,

The way the wind ruffles the water,

The vaporetti,

The gondola.

The beauty…

From the grandeur of the palazzo,

To the shabby chic

Of the humble dwellings 

On the backyard canals…

It is truly a place apart.

© Text Caro Ness 2016