Treasure Island

James Fenton


In Paris With You


Don't talk to me of love. I've had an earful
And I get tearful when I've downed a drink or two.
I'm one of your talking wounded.
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  • Peter Legur (2/10/2007 4:21:00 AM)

    The usual cliches of love poetry are wiped away by the particulars of a shoddy hotel room, and focused on the lover, the reality, the authentic flesh and feeling.
    No clichesterol. Healthy, tonic. Excellente. (Report) Reply

  • Peter Legur (2/10/2007 4:20:00 AM)

    The usual cliches of love poetry are wiped away by the partiulars of a shoddy hotel room, and focused on the lover, the reality, the authentic flesh and feeling.
    No clichesterol. Healthy, tonic. Excellente. (Report) Reply

  • Francisco J. Francisco (5/27/2005 3:25:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem, really, I am wrriting my PhD Thesis on Fenton´s poetry and this one poem was one of the reasons I wanted to get deeper and deeper into his work. A particular love poem with a verz european atmosphere. Really good stuff. (Report) Reply

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