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Author: BRETON, ANDRE
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Breton, Andre    Poet's Biography
20 poems available by this author


A MAN AND WOMAN ABSOLUTELY WHITE    Poem Text    
First Line: In the depths of the parasol I see the marvelous prostitutes
Last Line: Their breasts in which the invisible blue blood sobs forever
Subject(s): Prostitution; Surrealism; Harlots; Whores; Brothels


BROKEN LINE    Poem Text    
First Line: We the dry bread and water in the prisons of the sky
Last Line: The belly of our words is golden tonight and naught any longer is in vain.
Subject(s): Boats; Mourning; Prisons & Prisoners; Water; Bereavement; Convicts


CHOOSE LIFE    Poem Text    
First Line: Choose life instead of those prisms with no depth even if their colors are purer
Subject(s): Life


FALSE PIECE    Poem Text    
First Line: From the crystal vase from bohemia
Last Line: Ephemeral dawn of reflections
Subject(s): Dadaism


FREEDOM OF LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: My wife with the hair of a wood fire
Last Line: My wife with eyes of water-level of level of air earth and fire
Subject(s): Love Marital; Wives


IT WAS GOING ON FIVE IN THE MORNING    Poem Text    


LETHAL RELIEF    Poem Text    
First Line: The statue of lautreamont / its plinth of quinine tabloids
Last Line: Weighs anchor is tuned each night like a piano
Subject(s): Dadaism


MORE THAN SUSPECT    Poem Text    
First Line: The oaks are stricken by a serious illness
Last Line: A whole throngs of general's heads
Subject(s): Dadaism; World War I; First World War


NO GROUNDS FOR PROSECUTION    Poem Text    
First Line: Art of days art of nights
Last Line: Never freedom but for freedom
Subject(s): Paris, France


ODE TO CHARLES FOURIER    Poem Text    
First Line: Fourier what have they done with your keyboard
Last Line: You embraced unity you show it not as lost but as totally attainable
Subject(s): Fourier, Charles (1772-1837)


ON THE ROAD TO SAN ROMANO    Poem Text    
First Line: Poetry like love is made in a bed
Last Line: Against all the misery of the world
Subject(s): Surrealism; Poetry & Poets


POSTMAN CHEVAL    Poem Text    
First Line: We are the birds always charmed by you from the top of these belvederes


SHOOT IT, PASS IT    Poem Text    
First Line: My wife whose hair is a brush fire


SUNFLOWER    Poem Text    
First Line: The traveller who crossed les halles at summer's end
Last Line: Andre breton he said may pass here
Subject(s): Paris, France; Sunflowers; Travel


THE FOREST IN THE AXE    Poem Text    
First Line: Someone just died but I'm still alive and yet I don't have a soul anymore. All I have


THE MAGNETIC FIELDS: FACTORY    Poem Text    
First Line: The great legend of the railways and reservoirs
Last Line: Maliciously with the star of enlistment
Subject(s): Dadaism; Factories


THE MARQUIS DE SADE REGAINED THE INTERIOR OF ... VOLCANO    Poem Text    
First Line: The marquis de sade has gone back inside the corrupting volcano
Last Line: Clinging to the virgin gossamer of desire
Subject(s): Desire


THE MYSTERY CORSET    Poem Text    
First Line: My darling lady readers
Last Line: A tightly bound waist
Subject(s): Dadaism; Girdles


THE SPECTRAL ATTITUDES    Poem Text    
First Line: I attach no importance to life
Subject(s): Life


WAR    Poem Text    
First Line: I watch the beast as it licks itself
Last Line: The beast licks its sex I said nothing
Subject(s): World War I; First World War