Heroic Wanderer Poster

“When no possessions keep us, when no countries contain us, and no time detains us, man becomes a heroic wanderer, and woman, a wanderess” – Roman Payne For the home or office of a free-spirited man or woman who was made to travel, made to be heroic and live an extraordinary life. Fine art print […]

Beautiful Dreams

“You must give everything to make your life as beautiful as the dreams that dance in your imagination“ Read More by Roman Payne – The Wanderess and Wanderess Quotes and Other Poems.

Life Is Complicated

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated”. – Confucius  

The lot of author to be read before bed

“The lot of the bride to be wed before bed desired until rotten. The lot of author to be read before bed admired then forgotten”. – Roman Payne Roman Payne  

Rooftops and love songs

“It was a time i slept many rooms, called myself by many names. I wandered through the quarters of the city like alluvium wanders the river banks. I Knew every kind of joy , ascents of every hue. Mine was the twilight and the morning. Mine was world of rooftops and love songs.” — Roman […]

I am sleeping

“I like the posture, but not the yoga.I like the inebriated morning, but not the opium. I like the flowers but not the garden,the moment but not the dream. Quiet,my love. Be still. I am sleeping.” (Roman Payne) Roman Payne  

Alexander the Great slept with The lliad

“They say Alexander the Great slept with The lliad’ beneath his pillow. Through I have never led an army, I am a wanderer. During the waning moon, I cradle Homer’s ‘Odyssey’ as if it were the sweet body of woman.” – Roman Payne Roman Payne  

O Wine

“O, Wine! The Truth-Serum So Potent That All Those Who Wish to Live Happy Lives Should Abstain From Drinking It Entirely!… Except Of Course When They Are Alone. – Roman Payne, The Wanderess” Roman Payne  

A Train Station

“I’m as dirty as A Glass roof in A Train Station (Leonard Cohen)” Roman Payne  

A Girl Without Braids

“A girl without braids is like  A city without bridges” Roman Payne