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Mallarme, Stephane    Poet's Biography
33 poems available by this author


A FRAGMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: On battlemented morningside
Last Line: The grasses and the leaves are still.
Subject(s): Wind; Winter


A THROW OF THE DICE NEVER WILL ABOLISH CHANCE    Poem Text    
First Line: A throw of the dice
Last Line: All thought emits a throw of the dice
Subject(s): Disasters; Fate; Luck; Shipwrecks; Destiny


AFTERNOON OF A FAUN: ECLOGUE    Poem Text    
First Line: These nymphs, whom I itch to perpetuate
Subject(s): Nymphs


ANGUISH    Poem Text    
First Line: I come not to conquer your body tonight, o creature
Last Line: In terror of dying while sleeping alone.


ANOTHER FAN (OF MADEMOISELLE MALLARME)    Poem Text    
First Line: O dreamy one, that I may plunge
Last Line: Against the fire of a bracelet.
Subject(s): Fans


APPARITION    Poem Text    
First Line: The moon grew sad. The tear-stained seraphim
Last Line: Clusters of fragrant stars like gleaming snow.


BESTOWAL OF THE POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: I bring you the infant of idumaean night
Last Line: Towards the lips which the air or the azure maid starves?
Subject(s): Poetry And Poets - French


HERODIADE    Poem Text    
First Line: For whom, consumed with anguish, do you keep the unseen splendor
Last Line: Its frigid jewels becoming separate at last.


HERODIAS, SELECTION    Poem Text    
First Line: Ay, for myself, myself I flower forlorn!
Last Line: Its chill gems part at last.
Subject(s): Dreams; Virginity; Youth; Nightmares; Vestals


INSERT MYSELF WITHIN YOUR STORY       


LINES    Poem Text    
First Line: The moon grew pale. -- the weeping seraphim
Last Line: A fall of stars which perfumed all the night.
Subject(s): Kisses; Vision


LITTLE AIR: 1    Poem Text    
First Line: Somehow a solitude / with neither swan nor quay
Last Line: Your naked jubilation.
Subject(s): Solitude; Loneliness


LITTLE AIR: 2    Poem Text    
First Line: Inexorably bound / as my hope launching high
Last Line: On some path to stay!
Subject(s): Despair


MY OLD BOOKS CLOSED ONCE MORE ON PAPHOS' NAME       


O SO DEAR FROM FAR AWAY, SO NEAR AND WHITE       


OLD-CLOTHES WOMAN    Poem Text    
First Line: Your lively look that pierces them
Last Line: And nude as a god I go.
Subject(s): Nudity; Nakedness


SAINT    Poem Text    
First Line: At the window ledge concealing
Last Line: Musician of silences.


SEA BREEZE    Poem Text    
First Line: The flesh is sad, alas! And I have read all the books
Last Line: Still, o my heart, listen to the sailors' song!


SEA WIND    Poem Text    
First Line: The flesh is sad, alas! And all the books are read
Last Line: But, o my heart, hear thou, hear thou the sailors' song!
Subject(s): Sea; Ocean


SIGH    Poem Text    
First Line: Towards your brow where an autumn dreams
Last Line: In one long lingering ray crawl on.


SONNET    Poem Text    
First Line: When winter on forgotten woods moves somber
Last Line: "my name in murmurs evening-long repeated."


STILL BY THE CLOUD STRICKEN / LOW WITH LAVA AND ASH       


THE AFTERNOON OF A FAUN    Poem Text    
First Line: Those nymphs, I would perpetuate them
Last Line: I am to see the shadow into which ye grew.


THE AZURE    Poem Text    
First Line: In serene irony the infinite azure
Last Line: I am obsessed. The azure! The azure! The azure! The azure!


THE CHASTENED CLOWN    Poem Text    
First Line: Eyes, lakes withal my simple drunkenness to be reborn
Last Line: This grease paint drowned in the glacial water of perfidy.


THE TOMB OF CHARLES BAUDELAIRE    Poem Text    
First Line: Through its sepulchral sewer mouth, ozzing mud and rubies
Last Line: Always for us to breathe even if we perish from it.
Subject(s): Baudelaire, Charles (1821-1867); French Poetry - Symbolism; Poetry & Poets


THE TOMB OF EDGAR POE    Poem Text    
First Line: Just as eternity transforms him at last unto himself
Last Line: To the foul flights of straggling blasphemy in the future.
Subject(s): Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849)


THE WHITE WATER LILY    Poem Text    
First Line: I had been rowing for a long time with a sweeping, rhythmical, drowsy stroke
Last Line: Sometimes and lingers by a spring which must be crossed or by a lake.


THIS DAY, THIS PURE, ENDURING, BEAUTIFUL TODAY       


TOAST    Poem Text    
First Line: This bit of foam, this nothing, a verse purely
Last Line: The white solicitude of the cloth of our sail.


TOMB (OF PAUL VERLAINE)    Poem Text    
First Line: The dark rock angered to be blown by the blast
Last Line: A stream not very deep and calumniated death.
Subject(s): Poetry And Poets - French; Verlaine, Paul (1844-1896)


WIND FROM THE SEA    Poem Text    
First Line: Weary is the flesh, alas! With many books the eyes are dim
Last Line: But hearken, o my heart, the singing mariners that hoist the sails!
Subject(s): Sailing & Sailors; Sea; Wind; Ocean


WINDOWS (VERSION A)    Poem Text    
First Line: Disgusted with the dreary hospital, and the rank fumes
Last Line: -even at the risk of falling in eternity?
Subject(s): Self-hate