share a yard. This of course brought to mind two literary works, "Ars Poetica" by Archibald Macleish (c.1900 AD) and "Ars Poetica" by Horace (c. 19 BC). Both works are --like Noire et moi-- in mint condition (or so), but there is some modern consideration called for.
I refer, of course, to Albert Camus's essay against flawed philosophy, inequity and cosmic absurdity, "The Myth of Sisyphus". It is predicated on the futility of pushing a rock uphill only to have it roll down again and again.
It involves meaningful miscommunication.This is crystalized in the 1970s film, "The Jerk":