Jacques Prevert

(4 February 1900 – 11 April 1977 / Neuilly-sur-Seine)

Alicante - Poem by Jacques Prevert

An orange upon the table
Your dress on the rug
And you in my bed
Sweet present of the present
Freshness of the night
Warmth of my life.


Comments about Alicante by Jacques Prevert

  • (5/26/2018 11:18:00 PM)

    To be loved like this... ❤️❤️❤️ (Report)Reply

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  • Lungelo S Mbuyazi (11/22/2017 11:23:00 AM)

    What a poem! An orange upon the table
    Your table can tell the history of her.

    Love it! 10 +++++
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  • Suman Pokhrel (10/20/2017 9:36:00 AM)

    This is too good. I have translated it into Nepali. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/24/2013 6:52:00 AM)

    The orange says it all (Report)Reply

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  • Pranab K Chakraborty (7/24/2012 1:05:00 AM)

    Nice and unique present from the poet to the readers to imagine the uniqueness of the imagery.....Nice.........10+ (Report)Reply

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  • Jasbir Chatterjee (7/24/2012 12:51:00 AM)

    this is what I call living in the present, always the best thing to do... (Report)Reply

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  • Malini Kadir (4/8/2008 11:23:00 PM)

    A dream of sweet toxin (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 11, 2006

Poem Edited: Monday, July 23, 2012


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