Like a fish in the air

Monologues by Jean-Pierre Martinez

English translation by the author

Poetic, psychoanalytic, and humorous monologues

Without delving into philosophy or reclining on a psychoanalyst’s couch, during moments of idleness or sleepless nights, we all contemplate the meaning of life. Well, at least the meaning of our own lives. We ask ourselves small questions without substantial answers. Or even big questions without a tiny hint of an answer. Unless the daily routine suddenly derails, sending us, dizzy, to the edge of the unfathomable abyss of meaning. A troubled depth can then surface, revealing, amidst the waves, like a sea monster, a one-way street… which constitutes the tragicosmic essence of our everyday existences. A comical dive into the depths of our superficial lives…

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