Leslie Philibert

Bronze Star - 2,826 Points (6th March 1954 / London, England)

Tap Water, Jean-Paul Sartre And The Rabbit - Poem by Leslie Philibert

French actresses in films always drink glasses of tap water
in the middle of the night; their long hair hangs over sinks in despair.
They run about Paris (clipclopclipclap) and talk very fast about
their lovers, sitting in cars that look like squashed slippers.
Their cheated husbands smoke smelly cigarettes, drink horried green drinks and bang on endlessly about Jean-Paul Sartre.
I am very ashamed that I don`t have so many problems -
not even being worried about atheistic existentialism.
I (myself) am worried though about my pet rabbit (called Rabbit
by his friends, if he had any) who seems at the moment not
to enjoy his lettuce. As you probably understand, there is a
difference between a rabbit and a famous French philosopher and novelist.
Might be the tap water.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 18, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, October 19, 2012


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