Jacques Prévert

Jacques Prévert was a French poet and screenwriter. He published his first book in 1946. He screenplays throughout his life, many of which are still popular today. His compilations of poetry include Paroles, Le Petit Lion, and Spectacle. 

Breakfast

by Jacques Prévert

‘Breakfast’ by Jacques Prévert considers a man’s actions and the speaker’s reactions. The latter is moved by the man’s simplest actions. 

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