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Creation: 2016

Design and interpretation: Eric Cenat and Patrice Delbourg




“This work offers itself as an affectionate and oblique panorama of thecontemporary poetry. Not only current besides, since appear some figures of formerly, such Villon, Rutebeuf or Léopardi. Not only lyrical either, since many silhouettes of theprosesovereign such as Flaubert, Bloy or Aymé. An intimate landscape, wet, reckless as much as derisory, of an extreme zinc literature, would be a more accurate definition of this collection of street and vintage songs.

Two hundred and twenty-seven literary portraits in their juice, so to speak. In each sketch, a specific drink, a favorite tavern, a banner, aatmosphereelected, a pewter counter and thedecoris erected. The author, alone, facing thetorment of glassfree. A Calenburgian spirit can rub shoulders with the most abrupt despair here. The wait, thedrunkennessand slow death pace in these spirit-of-wine illuminated pictures. Comedians with a dark soul are not lacking in the call from Alphonse Allais to Francis Blanche, from Jules Renard to Cami. The visionary irregulars either, bizarre consumers: Jean-Pierre Brisset or Georges Fourest, Alphonse Rabbe or Henri Calet.

"Solitudes on the terrace" is the current title of this book of liquid hours and misty daydreams, but it could just as well have been called "Chagrins en vitre", "Zinc on the lookout" or even "Public despair". . Each writer in profile, bent over his pedestal table, corresponds to a jagged text, with holes like honey wax. At each bar prelude, a lyrical tour.

A whole club of inconsolables in the sawdust of the counters. »

Patrice Delbourg, author and actor

Boy, the addiction!
50 poets on the terrace
from "Solitudes on the terrace" by Patrice Delbourg

Jacques Prevert

“Among the 227 poets on the terrace, I chose 50, for reading, according to various criteria: 

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Eric Cénat, actor


Authors by family


Guides to the Great Twentieth Century: Guillaume Apollinaire, Max Jacob, Robert Desnos, Blaise Cendrars

The Watchers: Fernando Pessoa, Pierre Mac Orlan, Georges Perros

Lunars: Erik Satie, André Hardellet, Antoine Blondin, Roland Dubillard

The Distraught: Henry-Jean Marie Levet, Joë Bousquet, Armand Robin, Francis Giauque

The Erased: Armen Lubin, Ilarie Voronca, Roger Kowalski, Georges Henein

The Silent: Marcel Aymé, Raymond Guérin, Gherasim Luca

The Convulsives: Pierre Louys, Félix Fénéon, Louis Ferdinand Céline, Isidore Isou

The Nomads: William Burroughs, Grégory Corso, Dylan Thomas, Julio Cortazar

The Generous: Jacques Audiberti, Jacques Prévert, Philippe Soupault

The Drôlatics: Alphonse Allais, Francis Blanche, René Fallet

The Eccentrics: Tristan Tzara, Sacha Guitry, Francis Picabia

August 17, 2019

CCAS Center ofBarcelona(04)

July 26, 2018

CCAS Center ofLe Monastier-sur-Gazeille(43


July 25, 2018

CCAS Center ofIspagnac(48) 

July 24, 2018

CCAS Center ofRiver on Tarn(12)

July 23, 2018

CCAS Center ofSt Laurent de la Salanque(66)

March 10, 2018

Pier 3 atpecq(78)

March 04, 2017

The City of Wine inBordeaux(33)

September 24, 2016

Andrée Chedid SpaceTo Issy les Moulineaux(92)

August 03, 2016

Summer Meetings in Normandy atTrouville(14)

Creation 2016

March 04, 2016
Town hall from the 2nd toParis

Tour history

March 25, 2022
Millstone room atVence (06)

March 07, 2020
Café 2 the town hall inLailly-en-Val(45)
February 04, 2020
Marie Bel Gymnasium Theater inParis(10th)
January 18, 2020
The Bouqinales 2020 atHazebrouck(59)

August 23, 2019
CCAS Center ofThonon les Bains(74)
August 21, 2019
CCAS Center ofMegeve(74)

August 20, 2019
CCAS Center ofLa Lechere(73)

August 19, 2019
CCAS Center ofChorges(05)






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