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Author: VALERY, PAUL
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Valery, Paul    Poet's Biography
23 poems available by this author


ASIDES    Poem Text    
First Line: What do you do? Why, everything
Last Line: What will you do there? Be dead.
Subject(s): Despair; Imaginary Conversations


CAESAR    Poem Text    
First Line: Caesar, serene caesar, your foot on all
Last Line: Not knowing what thunder collects in the center of caesar
Subject(s): Caesar, Julius (100-44 B.c.)


CRUSOE    Poem Text    
First Line: Crusoe had provided all the necessaries and was more or less at leisure
Subject(s): Robinson Crusoe


GIRL WITH MIND WANDERING    Poem Text    
First Line: Deign, laura - now again the rainy season's here
Subject(s): Conversation


HELEN, THE SAD QUEEN    Poem Text    
First Line: Azure, 'tis I! From the caves of death withdrawn
Last Line: Stretch toward me their indulgent, graven arms.
Subject(s): Solitude


INSINUATION    Poem Text    
First Line: Oh curves, meanderings / tricks of the liar
Last Line: For the gentlest word.
Subject(s): Deception


INTERIOR    Poem Text    
First Line: With narrow eyes below soft chains, a slave
Last Line: Without the apparatus of pure thought.
Subject(s): Introspection


LES PAS    Poem Text    
First Line: Your footfalls, children of my silence
Last Line: And your footfall was my heart-beat.


LOST WINE    Poem Text    
First Line: One day I cast into the sea
Last Line: Figures of greatest profundity.
Subject(s): Drinks & Drinking; Wings; Wine


NARCISSUS    Poem Text    
First Line: Sad lilies, o my brothers, lorn I languish here
Last Line: Pour for the moon thy tears in silver urns afar.
Subject(s): Mythology - Classical; Narcissus (Mythology)


PALM    Poem Text    
First Line: An angel sets at my place
Last Line: To grow with what it gives!
Subject(s): Time


POMEGRANATES    Poem Text    
First Line: Hard pomegranates sundered
Last Line: Its secret architecture.
Subject(s): Pomegranates


SONG OF THE COLUMNS    Poem Text    
First Line: Sweet columns, with / chaplets adorned with day
Subject(s): Architecture & Architects; Singing & Singers


THE BEE; TO GRANCIS DE MIOMANDRE       
First Line: What and how keen and mortal soever
Subject(s): Bees; Insects; Beekeeping; Bugs


THE BURIED LADY    Poem Text    
First Line: Tenderly, humbly, upon the charming tomb / the unconscious monument
Last Line: Death far dearer than life.
Subject(s): Death; Desire; Dead, The


THE CEMETERY BY THE SEA    Poem Text    
First Line: This tranquil roof, with walking pigeons, loom
Last Line: This tranquil roof where jib-sails peck in flocks!
Subject(s): Cemeteries; Death; Life Choices; Religion; Passion


THE FOOTSTEPS    Poem Text    
First Line: Your steps, born of my silence here
Subject(s): Love


THE FOOTSTEPS    Poem Text    
First Line: Your steps, born of my silence here
Subject(s): Love; Tombs; Tombstones; Ocean


THE FRIENDLY WOOD    Poem Text    
First Line: Meditations pure were ours
Last Line: O my companion of silence dear!
Subject(s): Relationships


THE FRIENDLY WOOD    Poem Text    
First Line: Meditations pure were ours
Last Line: O my companion of silence dear!
Subject(s): Relationships


THE LOST WINE    Poem Text    
First Line: One day into the sea I cast
Last Line: Forms unfathomed leaping there.
Subject(s): Loss


THE SYLPH    Poem Text    
First Line: Seen not nor known
Last Line: Between two gowns!
Subject(s): Genius; Life; Smells; Odors; Aromas; Fragrances


YOUNG FATE    Poem Text    
First Line: Harmonious me, disparate from a dream
Last Line: And burns in the somber goal of my yawning marble.
Subject(s): Brides; Dreams; Fate; Nightmares; Destiny