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Meet Melodie, today at Prada.

Meet Melodie, today at Prada.

posted on Thursday September 23, 2010 | in The Basin Jamet,The Crystal Tearoom,Tuning in to Josephine | 2 Comments

Melodie is a fellow island girl, just about an hour by boat from my little island.

On clear nights I could see Martinique with its lights from the town of Gros-Islet.

Melodie like me speaks creole and knows what a basin is, a river is, a banana is

and I’m pretty sure she knows who Aimé Fernand David Césaire is.

If you look a little further you will see that Aimé Fernand David Césaire not only knew the meaning and value of bananas, and have Picasso illustrate one of his books of poetry, but was also given a state funeral by the French President Nicolas Sarkozy in 2008.  I could go on, but… you can go on and find out more for yourself too.  Information is free today or don’t you remember?

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  1. Eunice (Reply) on Thursday 23, 2010

    I know who Aime Cesare is and I read him a little. I speak creole too, but probably not the same creole as you (haitian creole) :D
    keep on posting, I love this site!

  2. […] or Renoir’s “The Bathers”. See where I’m going here.  The idea is that women together can be loose and free and united, and in The Basin Jamet section of the blog I’d […]

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