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JTParreira

The first time we met

was in coliseum books

you was sunk in

a chair reading

Jean-Paul Sartre

I said

"what are you reading"

You said

"Sartre"

"you need nausea for this"

I said.

 

by J T Parreira

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Aleksandra

Hello Joao, I like this poem how it starts, but on the end I just got confused. icon_rolleyes.gif The last two line goes in different way on this poem. So simply I can't understand and find the real sense.

 

Bw I like to read Sartre poetry. It have a spirit inside.

 

Thank you for sharing

 

Aleksandra

The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth - Jean Cocteau

History of Macedonia

 

 

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goldenlangur

Hello JT Parreira,

 

Aleksandra is right - your poem begins with a chance encounter in a book shop and a mention of the French existentialist Satre, and ends with a mention of his book Nausea. There is definitely a pun here but one wonders if its a little too elusive for the reader to engage with?

 

Just an opinion. I look forward to your view on what you think about our reading - perhaps mine is off the mark!

 

goldenlangur

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Even a single enemy is too many and a thousand friends too few - Bhutanese saying.

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I never read Sartre......most likely wont.....

but you have......and the gal reading his book hasn't, it sounds like....

ah, friendly advice icon_pirat.png

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