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In Paris With You - Poem by James Fenton

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.
I'm a hostage. I'm maroonded.
But I'm in Paris with you.

Yes I'm angry at the way I've been bamboozled
And resentful at the mess I've been through.
I admit I'm on the rebound
And I don't care where are we bound.
I'm in Paris with you.

Do you mind if we do not go to the Louvre
If we say sod off to sodding Notre Dame,
If we skip the Champs Elysées
And remain here in this sleazy

Old hotel room
Doing this and that
To what and whom
Learning who you are,
Learning what I am.

Don't talk to me of love. Let's talk of Paris,
The little bit of Paris in our view.
There's that crack across the ceiling
And the hotel walls are peeling
And I'm in Paris with you.

Don't talk to me of love. Let's talk of Paris.
I'm in Paris with the slightest thing you do.
I'm in Paris with your eyes, your mouth,
I'm in Paris with... all points south.
Am I embarrassing you?
I'm in Paris with you.


Comments about In Paris With You by James Fenton

  • Rookie - 22 Points 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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  • Rookie - 22 Points 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

  • Freshman - 774 Points Abegail 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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Poems About Paris

  1. 1. In Paris With You , James Fenton
  2. 2. Paris At Night , Jacques Prevert
  3. 3. Paris In Spring , Sara Teasdale
  4. 4. Paris , Charles Bukowski
  5. 5. Paris, October 1936 , Cesar Vallejo
  6. 6. In Paris , Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva
  7. 7. Paris , Arthur Rimbaud
  8. 8. Paris , Alan Seeger
  9. 9. Heine In Paris , Kenneth Slessor
  10. 10. Modern Love Xxxiii: In Paris, At The Lou.. , George Meredith
  11. 11. Place De La Bastille, Paris , Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  12. 12. The Antiques At Paris , Friedrich Schiller
  13. 13. Deep Sea In London And Paris Also Paris .. , WAEL MOREICHEH
  14. 14. Lines On The Place De La Concorde At Par.. , Amelia Opie
  15. 15. Paris , Aldo Kraas
  16. 16. Last Sonnets At Paris , Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  17. 17. Boulogne To Amiens And Paris (3 To 11 P... , Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  18. 18. Du Haut De La Muraille De Paris , Victor Marie Hugo
  19. 19. From Paris To Brussels (11 P.M. 15 Octob.. , Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  20. 20. Paris And Diomedes , George Meredith
  21. 21. The Judgment Of Paris , Thomas Parnell
  22. 22. Paris And Ahmed, Ignition Philosophy , ahmed khaled
  23. 23. Evening In Paris , Akhtar Jawad
  24. 24. Written At Paris, 1700. In The Beginning.. , Matthew Prior
  25. 25. Paris , David Darbyshire
  26. 26. Paris , Guillaume Apollinaire
  27. 27. It’s My Party (A Parody Dedicated To Par.. , Joe Rosochacki
  28. 28. Paris In Springtime , Scarborough Gypsy
  29. 29. Paris , Alfred de Vigny
  30. 30. Paris, Please Accept Me, As A Human Refu.. , ahmed khaled
  31. 31. Paris , Arthur Symons
  32. 32. An Appeal To Paris , Charles Mackay
  33. 33. Breitmann In Paris , Charles Godfrey Leland
  34. 34. O' Paris, The City Of Love , Amitava Sur
  35. 35. The Death Of Paris , Barry Middleton
  36. 36. Summers In Paris , Faith Elizabeth Brigham
  37. 37. From Virginia To Paris , Ambrose Bierce
  38. 38. Ved En Vens Afrejse Til Paris! , Hans Christian Andersen
  39. 39. Paris , Harold Pinter
  40. 40. Je Suis Un Pâle Enfant Du Vieux Paris... , François Coppée
  41. 41. Blood In Paris , Akhtar Jawad
  42. 42. The Judgment Of Paris , James Beattie
  43. 43. Paris Is Still There , Seamus O' Brian
  44. 44. Oh Paris , Jeff Hobbs
  45. 45. ///Dreams///In[[[london-Paris-Moscow]]] , ahmed khaled
  46. 46. Place 1 - An Ode To Paris , Dr. Geeta Radhakrishna Menon
  47. 47. Dancin' In Paris , Mary Naylor
  48. 48. Le Printemps Des Environs De Paris , Marc- Antoine Girard
  49. 49. Sur Le Retour D'Hélène À Paris , Pierre de Marbeuf
  50. 50. Im Jardin Des Plantes, Paris (Rilke Tran.. , Herbert Nehrlich
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