This is the Ile de la Cité, a wonderful photograph by Henri Cartier Bresson. (click to enlarge) The title comes from Louis-René Des Forêts who also wrote,
‘to impose silence on yourself through devotion to language is to imply that words are factors of betrayal’.
and I have to agree, or I probably wouldn't be doing this blog.
The picture is one of my favourites, because it is grounded and calmed by the early morning fog, rather like when you are smoking the first cigarette of the day.