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A SEASON IN HELL, SELECTION, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Once, long ago - if I remember rightly - my life was a sumptuous feast
Last Line: These sparse hideous pages from my notebook of the damned.
Subject(s): Hell


A SEASON IN HELL: ILL WILL; MAUVAIS SANG, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I await god greedily. Now that I am accursed, I detest my country
Last Line: Hunger, thirst, shouts, dance, dance, dance, dance!
Subject(s): Desire


A SEASON IN HELL: MORNING, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Yet now I think I have finished the tale of my inferno
Last Line: The song of the skies, the march of peoples! Slaves, let us not curse life.
Subject(s): Christmas; Nativity, The


A SEASON IN HELL: THE ALCHEMY OF WORDS, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Listen. The tale of one of my follies
Last Line: That is over. Now I know how to greet beauty.
Subject(s): Dreams; Language; Nightmares; Words; Vocabulary


ANTIQUE, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Graceful son of pan. About your forehead, crowned with flowerets and berries
Last Line: Thigh, and that left leg.


BALLY, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Very solid rascals. Several have exploited your worlds
Last Line: I alone hold the key to this savage ballyhoo.*
Subject(s): Disdain; Scorn


BEING BEAUTEOUS, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Standing against the snow, a tall being of beauty
Last Line: Cannon I must fall on, in the battle of trees and light air!


BRUSSELS, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Amaranthine flower beds stretching to / jupiter's agreeable palace
Last Line: I know you and gaze at you in wonder.


CITIES, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What cities these! What a people, for whom have been built up
Last Line: Come my slumbers and my least movements?


DAWN, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD                Poet's Biography
First Line: I have kissed the summer dawn
Subject(s): Dawn; Sunrise


DEPARTURE, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Enough seen. The vision has been met in all guises
Last Line: Departure in new sympathy amid new sounds.


ETERNITY, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I have recovered it / what? Eternity
Last Line: Matched with the sun.


EVENINGS, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is rest full of light, neither fever nor languor, on the bed or on the road
Last Line: -and the dream breaks afresh.
Subject(s): Evening; Sunset; Twilight


FLOWERS, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: From a golden stadium
Last Line: Sturdy young roses to the marble terraces.


LIVES, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh the enormous avenues of the hold land, the terraces of the temple
Last Line: Accept no new commitments.


MARINE, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The chariots of silver and copper
Last Line: Whose angle is struck by the whirlwinds of light.
Subject(s): Sea; Ocean


MEMORY, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Clear water; like the salt of childhood's tears
Last Line: On the bottom of this rimless eye . . . In what mud!


METAMORPHOSES: 17. APOLLO (ARTHUR RIMBAUD), by WAYNE KOESTENBAUM                Poet's Biography
First Line: In rio she met my chariot halfway
Subject(s): Rimbaud, Arthur (1854-1891)


MICHAEL AND CHRISTINE, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Blast! If the sun desert these shores
Last Line: Michael and christine-and christ-the idyll's end.


MY BOHEMIA, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fists in torn pockets I departed
Last Line: One foot against my heart.


OPHELIA, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On the calm black wave where the stars sleep
Last Line: White ophelia floating, like a great lily.


POETS SEVEN YEARS OLD, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And the mother, closing the exercise book
Last Line: Canvas, with a violent premonition of sails! . . .
Subject(s): Children; Poetry And Poets - French; Childhood


ROYALTY, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: One fine morning, in a land full of mild-mannered folk
Last Line: Were truly kings.


SENSATION, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On summer evenings blue, pricked by the wheat
Last Line: Happy as one walks by a woman's side.


SHAME, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As long as the blade has never / yet pierced his brain
Last Line: One prayer should rise!


SONG OF THE HIGHEST TOWER, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Idle youth / by all availed
Last Line: When hearts entwine!
Subject(s): Memory; Old Age


TEAR, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Far from the birds, the cattle herds, the village girls
Last Line: Weeping, I saw gold-and could not drink.


THE DRUNKEN BOAT, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As I descended black, impassive rivers
Last Line: Nor swim beneath the horrible eyes of prison ships.


THE LICE SEEKERS, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When the child's forehead full of red torments
Last Line: Spring up and die unceasingly a wish to cry.
Subject(s): Lice


THE POOR MAN THINKS, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Perhaps some evening yet
Last Line: Unlock for me the door.
Subject(s): Poverty


THE SLEEPER OF THE VALLEY, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There's a green hollow where a river sings
Last Line: Tranquil -- with two red holes in his right side.
Subject(s): Nature; Soldiers


VOWEL SONNET, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A black, e white, I red, u green, o blue
Last Line: O omega, violet ray of her eyes.
Subject(s): Sonnet (As Literary Form); Vowels


VOWELS, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A black, e white, I red, u green, o blue
Last Line: -omega, the violet ray of his eyes!


WHAT TO US, MY HEART, ARE THE POOLS OF BLOOD, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD                Poet's Biography


WORKERS, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah, that warm february morning. The untimely south wind came
Last Line: Cherished image behind.


YOUNG COUPLE, by ARTHUR RIMBAUD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The room is open to the turquoise sky
Last Line: Charm the blue of their window instead!
Subject(s): Marriage; Weddings; Husbands; Wives