Down the subway’s mouth
the panting breath of Paris
keeps him going on
Photo: Izis Bidermanas
Virginie Colline is a French translator living in Paris. Her poems have appeared inPrick of the Spindle, Spinozablue and Seltzer, among others. “Haïku, Métro Mirabeau” first appeared in BRICKrhetoric, issue 10.
A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days.
The world is an endless battle of contrasting memories.