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Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Poem 33 in Interrogation Rooms 1980-82 by T Wignesan
 Translation of Eric Mottram’s Poem 33 in Interrogation Rooms by T. Wignesan

33.  on a vu un homme courir/ de la scène de crime un homme est maintenant en train d’aider/ la police avec...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, america, conflict, culture, , literature,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Translation with Commentary of a Wild West Classic: SUMMER WINE by T Wignesan
Translation with commentary of an archetypal Wild West Classic : " Summer Wine "

(I'd wage my bottom diamond dime future generations will re-discover and treasure this true American classic like only a few others of...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, america, angel, betrayal, england, myth, romance, song,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Jean LAPRESLE: The Solitary Oak on Mount Kremlin Bicetre
 A French ‘Indianist’ Doctor: A Tribute to a Die-hard Humanist
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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, celebrity, endurance, french, loss, solitude, tribute,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Translation of Marcel Moreau's A L'Amour by T Wignesan
Translation of the Elegy: On Marceline Desbordes-Valmore - À L'amour - Poem by Marcel Moreau Translated by T. Wignesan

Reprends de ce bouquet les trompeuses couleurs,      (Take back the dubious colours...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, absence, hate, heartbreak, irony, love, passion,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Villanelle: No man can on his own escape written fate, for THIRU-VALLUVAR
Villanelle: No man can on his own escape written fate

         For Thiru-Valluvar, the “nameless” author of 
the THIRUK-KURAL

Note: In my previous posts, especially on Canto 38, I...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, beauty, character, creation, god, identity, truth,
Form: Villanelle



Premium Member Poems: I didn't say Poem
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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Journalists - Dedication to Andre Fontaine - XXVI
Unquotable quotes: Tale-Carriers, Gossip-Mongers, Courrier-Pigeon Caretakers, Smoke-Signal Puffers and Tom-Tom Thumpers – XXVI

Could there be such things as political shenanigans or inter-continental warfares, even catastrophes, natural disasters, tsunamis, irruptions, conflagrations, inundations, landslides, typhoons, tornadoes, hurricanes,...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, power,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Courbet: Elegy 8 by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s Courbet: Elegy 8 by T. Wignesan

Blanches oeuvres ouvertes
résident dans les jours
la surface du banc de travail est noire
les géraniums-lierres
les fougères et les adragans
accumulent leurs oeuvres et jours:
La toile noire de Courbet
un...

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Categories: paris, america, art, creation, philosophy, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Additional advice to those would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Commentary
Additional free advice to those* who would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Commentary
[*like presidents, prime ministers, dictators of declining (falling or fallen) nations or even empires]

K442: urranOy niikki uraa amai munkaakkum
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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, bullying, immigration, prison, religion, sympathy, tamil, violence,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Where do we come in
Where do we come in
					in medias res  not knowing nor caring when
doesn’t everybody pine being number one we leave behind our lives in pages  pictures  or else make for images of what...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, caregiving, character, humanity, leadership, people, rights, sports,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member By how many badbyes can you measure the length of your day
     by how many badbyes can you measure the length of your day

                 first comes...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, age, loneliness, memory,
Form: Free verse
Identity Apples
Identity Apples

iam a fat skeleton, resurrecting 
from the sad memories of dada 
and dark mysteries of aminism 
iam buganda 
i bleed hope 
i drip the honey of fortune 
makerere, think tank of africa 
i dance...

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Categories: paris, africa, analogy, anxiety, assonance, bangla, bereavement,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Back Door Side Door Front Door : Which door might a Confucian take
       Back Door Side Door Front Door : Which door might a Confucian take
 
..................for René ETIEMBLE (Jan. 26, 1909 – Jan. 7, 2002)*

In homage - dedicated to the...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, books, eulogy, french, poems, son, tribute,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's 28th Legal: Letter Jan 2, 1966 by T Wignesan
Eric Mottram on the American literary and cultural scene during 1965-66 while he was the recipient of the American Learned Societies’ award for a year. (begun in the last post and to be continued)

January 2,...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, america, art, creation, culture, music, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Janitor, Gardienne, Portero, Sereno, Hausgast -XXXI Part One
Unquotable quotes: The Janitor, Gardienne, Landlady, Housekeeper, Portero, the Sereno and the Hausgast – XXXI  Part One

Be they so named or not in these here parts, visions of shrieking furies with Gorgon heads and...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, care, city, horror, rights, urban,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Juozas Miltinis Learning Years in Paris

It was September 
Of one thousand 
Nine hundred seven
The end of summer
With apples lying thickly
Under the apple trees
And the smell of Autumn
Covering the grass
Filled with ripe yellow
And orange squash
He was born in a little
Wooden house...

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Categories: paris, art, destiny, french, history,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Translation of THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND by T Wignesan
Translation of Les Moulins de mon Cœur-THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND by T. Wignesan

(For the orignal text in French by Eddy MARNAY : see here below. The English version by Marilyn and Alan BERGMAN differs...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, autumn, destiny, heartbroken, lost love, poetry, solitude,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Premium Member Prizes for Ultimate Sacrifices - Part One
Prizes for Ultimate Sacrifices


    prizes for the abstemious  for abstinence  chastity ?
                 the countless...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, howl, inspirational, metaphor, passion, satire, spoken word,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Twentythird Legal by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s Twentythird Legal by T. Wignesan

Le vingt-troisième légal

pendant la guerre le peuple devient obéissent de nouveau
plein du respect (et) de la confiance les enfants naïfs dans la foi
la gouvernance nécessaire  ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, america, anti bullying, anxiety, military, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beloved Face, Translation of Bharathiyar's poem Asai Mugam by T Wignesan
Translation of Mahakavi Bharathiyar’s poem: “Asai Mugam” or “Beloved Face”
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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, religion, spiritual,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Jean-Louis Barrault As I lay dying
Heavy storm was sweeping dark Paris streets
Lit with dim lights that dreary November night 
With ghostly shadows lurking in the corners
Cold wind dancing with dirty wet leaves fallen 
In the water pools in the middle...

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Categories: paris, allusion, art, death, french, imagery, life, philosophy,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member On the need to avoid being envious: CANTO XVII, K161, K162 of the THIRUK-KURAL
On the need to avoid being envious: Canto XVII, K161, K162 of the THIRUK-KURAL, Translation with Commentary

[ ENVY, of course, knows no racial nor ethnic boundaries, but I wouldn't be wrong, I dare say, ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, evil, hate, jealousy, racism, tamil,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's TIME SIGHT UNSEEN, Part 1 by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s TIME SIGHT UNSEEN, Part One by T. Wignesan

"Instead of an item in a school of rhetoric, the poem could have variety of articulations, continuity and discontinuity, sentence and parataxis, and an...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, imagery, introspection, literature, philosophy, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FREE POWER - Part One
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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, political, satire, love, power,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: L 50 - Tongue-Teasing Epigrams
UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: L (50) - Tongue-Teasers

The « early bird catches the worm » only because the worm has not woken up yet.

« I don’t love you ! I hated your father ! » - must...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, art, humor, irony, women, word play,
Form: Epigram