Pont Neuf sous le Soleil – Poem by P Chatelain


photo cred: Phillipe Chatelain

Pont Neuf sous le Soleil

baking in this French sun
watching the dancing algae
at the edge of the seine river
admiring the lapping waves
caused by docking boats
conducted by very skilled mariners
fighting the urge to jump in

Author: Mr. Phillipe

Phillipe Martin Chatelain / @uptownvoice / Phillipe is the Managing Editor of In Parentheses. He is a poet from New York City with a Masters Degree in Poetry from The New School. He writes as someone in the tradition of the urban troubadour or the flaneur–wandering, taking notes. He believes that poetry of our generation has taken on a much more digital definition. Furthermore, it is important for New Modernist writers like those exhibited in In Parentheses Literary Magazine to assume the forms of media available in order to carry on the history of Sublime Art. His series taking shots alone was self-published in 2012-2015. The self-published collection FACETS (2019) is now available.

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