Père Lachaise Cemetery & L’église de la Madeleine Lunchtime at L’église de la Madeleine. The image reminds me of the Ezra Pound poem, ‘ The apparition of these faces in the crowd, petals on a wet black bough’. It was a poem written about his experience of 1913 in the Paris Metro. Morning Père Lachaise Cemetery Irises at Père Lachaise Cemetery. At Père Lachaise are the tombs of many famous artists and individuals including Edith Piaf, Macel Proust, Rossini, Chopin, Bellini, Bizet, and August Comte One of the unique tombs. Rodenbach was a Belgian Symbolist poet.