Jacques Prevert

Happy birthday, Il-y-en-a Finît!


That’s some love and I wish you that everybody would love you just as much. Also, pridi cai! And below is one of my favourite Jacques Prevert poems. Cin cin! Photo: MM, during first visit in July 2013


written by Jacques Prevert, illus. by Tarmasz, English translation in the previous post

Green Zone

was searching for the English translation and this one will work, thank you

Jacques Prévert's Paroles in English

I put my helmet in the cage
and I left with the bird on my head
do we not salute anymore
demanded the sergeant
we don’t salute anymore
replied the bird
Oh I see
sorry I thought we were still saluting
said the sergeant
That’s okay everybody makes mistakes
said the bird.

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