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Capital of Pain by Paul Éluard
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bookshelves: absurdist-surreal, poetry, favorite-poetry

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Reading Progress

June 3, 2016 – Shelved
June 3, 2016 – Shelved as: to-read
June 3, 2016 – Shelved as: absurdist-surreal
May 12, 2019 – Started Reading
May 12, 2019 – Shelved as: poetry
May 12, 2019 –
page 19
6.81% "In the brightest corner of every eye
We're expecting the fish of anguish"
May 17, 2019 –
page 101
36.2% "Sweep me away, world, and I'll have memories."
May 27, 2019 –
page 150
53.76%
June 1, 2019 –
page 183
65.59% "Your dance is the frightful abyss of my dreams
And I fall and falling makes my life eternal"
June 4, 2019 –
page 200
71.68% "Exhausted whiteness of memories, spread out, starred, radiant with your tears that run by. I am lost."
June 5, 2019 –
page 233
83.51% "He is speaking, in roses of those words unknown to the pen.

And I stand before him like the mast of a tent, and I am at the top of the mast, like a dove."
June 5, 2019 –
page 241
86.38% "But you've not always been with me. My memory
is still darkened from having seen you come
And go. Time uses words like love."
June 6, 2019 –
page 243
87.1% "I seized you and since then, intoxicated with tears, I embrace everywhere, for you, abandoned space."
June 6, 2019 –
page 253
90.68% "I sing the great joy of singing you,
The great joy of having you or not having you,
The candor of awaiting you, the innocence of knowing you,"
June 6, 2019 – Shelved as: favorite-poetry
June 6, 2019 – Finished Reading

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