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National Poetry Month 2015: Day 18, Rimbaud

“Ophelia” By Arthur Rimbaud Translated by Paul Schmidt I Where the stars sleep in the calm black stream, Like some great lily, pale Ophelia floats, Slowly floats, wound in her veils like a dream. – Half heard in the woods, … Continue reading

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Poem a Day 2014: Arthur Rimbaud’s “Crows” (#19)

This pout-mouthed youth is the French decadent Arthur Rimbaud, a poetic prodigy whose entire output was written before the age of twenty, one of the literary descendents of Baudelaire, and the original enfant terrible of French letters. This photo is … Continue reading

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