Falls of thin rain
by Jean-Michel MAULPOIX
to be published by Mercure de France, Feb. 2002
Translated from the original French by Catherine Wieder
Presentation of the book
My luggage left in one of these hotel rooms where human sleeps follow one another, streets and their passers-by now demand me. I walk aimlessly, caring very little for my route. A small notebook goes along with me. Be it a travel diary or a log book, it records, it keeps my paces sentences. The softness of the air on my skin. Or the difficult meanders of both twists and turns of thought and love. All towns travel within my body.
En route towards the far-aways. I am looking for the closest. A shower in the mean time
Falls of heaven, falls of signs, such is both my writing desk and viewpoint indicator.
(Read the original text, in French)