James Fenton1


In Paris With You - Poem by James Fenton1

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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Comments about In Paris With You by James Fenton1

  • Julia Luber (3/4/2019 2:52:00 AM)

    Turning the person he loves into Paris in his mind. (Report)Reply

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  • Ruby H (10/9/2018 8:32:00 AM)

    the description of the hotel is reflected by the mental state of the main character (Report)Reply

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  • Peninnah Ng'ang'aPeninnah Ng'ang'a (8/23/2018 3:49:00 AM)

    You just cannot mention Paris and not think of love! ! ! Cannot wait to experience the city again! Especially at night with the stars out, lovers hand in hand and the winds breezing! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • Persony nerd (5/23/2018 7:23:00 AM)

    Replace each ‘Paris’ with ‘love’. You might see the poem differently (Report)Reply

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  • fs craig (5/20/2018 2:22:00 PM)

    Great fun! This one reminds me of old e e. (Report)Reply

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  • Aparna Cyriac (1/31/2018 9:34:00 AM)

    Good one. I have been looking for a poem on Paris for a while, my favourite destination. The way you have linked Paris and love in your poem is amazing. (Report)Reply

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  • Rainbow Pony5 Sister Maude Bae (1/29/2015 8:14:00 AM)

    I fell in love with it. Loved the audio version his voice uhhhhhhh yeah. made me feel alive once more. i felt i was in the hotel with them and felt the true love being portrayed. The women didn't deserve him. He was oing to have his evil way with her. Truly sadening yet thrillling! ! ! ! ! ! Recomend to all poetry lovers. All the lovers that have gone before so don't compare all the loveeerrrrs- kylie monogue #poem love (Report)Reply

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  • Rainbow Pony5 Sister Maude Bae (1/29/2015 8:13:00 AM)

    I fell in love with it. Loved the audio version his voice uhhhhhhh yeah. made me feel alive once more. i felt i was in the hotel with them and felt the true love being portrayed. The women didn't deserve him. He was oing to have his evil way with her. Truly sadening yet thrillling! ! ! ! ! ! Recomend to all poetry lovers. All the lovers that have gone before so don't compare all the loveeerrrrs- kylie monogue #poem love (Report)Reply

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  • Abegail Kyla BilanAbegail Kyla Bilan (12/10/2014 3:55:00 AM)

    Ohh... Something very dramatic and expands more the readers' imaginations. It tells something that wants the reader think of that something. (Report)Reply

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  • Afrooz JafarinoorAfrooz Jafarinoor (7/1/2014 12:18:00 PM)

    Lovely imagination! It catches all your attention from the very first negation! ❤️ (Report)Reply

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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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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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