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Author: BRETON, ANDRE
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Breton, Andre    Poet's Biography
49 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


BRANCH OF NETTLE ENTERS THROUGH THE WINDOW       
First Line: The woman with the crepe paper body
Last Line: Whalebone sealed under brilliant black wax


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


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


FREE UNION       
First Line: My wife whose hair is a forest fire
Last Line: Her eyes are the level of water of air and earth and fire


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


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


GO FOR BROKE       
First Line: In the heart of the indian country of oklahoma
Last Line: Run the head of the avalanche
Subject(s): Native Americans; Oklahoma; Surrealism


IN THE EYES OF THE GODS       
First Line: A little before midnight down by the docks
Last Line: Eternity searches for a wristwatch %a little before midnight down by the docks


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


LETHAL RELIEF       
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


MAGNETIC FIELDS, SELS.       
First Line: The great legend of the railways and reservoirs
Last Line: Amidst reputable company
Subject(s): Dadaism


MAGNETIC FIELDS. THE HERMIT CRAB SAYS: CURTAINS       
First Line: Mouse traps of the soul after extinquishing the heater
Last Line: Two heads like the pans of a pair of scales


MAGNETIC FIELDS. THE HERMIT CRAB SAYS: DELIVERANCE       
First Line: Faculty of giving oneself
Last Line: Opening of gates before the rider


MAGNETIC FIELDS. THE HERMIT CRAB SAYS: I HAVE KNOWN MUCH       
First Line: General eble distance
Last Line: Which the jealousy of dust affirmed


MAGNETIC FIELDS. THE HERMIT CRAB SAYS: MASKS AND COLORED HEAT       
First Line: Bottles of flame are nice so nice
Last Line: A sphere destroys everything


MAGNETIC FIELDS. THE HERMIT CRAB SAYS: ON THE THRESHOLD OF TOWERS       
First Line: Waves of miracles and deeds
Last Line: For you lost stamens staff-officers of cold eternities


MAN AND WOMAN ABSOLUTELY WHITE       
First Line: In the depths of the parasol I see the marvelous prostitutes
Last Line: Their breasts in which the invisible blue milk cries as ever
Subject(s): Prostitution; Surrealism


MANIFESTO OF SURREALISM, SELS.       
First Line: Surrealism, n. Pyschic automatism in its pure state
Last Line: To live that are imaginary solutions. Existence is elsewhere
Subject(s): Surrealism


MARQUIS DE SADE       
First Line: The marquis de sade has gone back inside the erupting volcano
Last Line: Clinging to the virgin gossamer of desire
Subject(s): Sade, Marquis De (1740-1814)


MARQUIS DE SADE REGAINED THE INTERIOR OF ... VOLCANO       
Last Line: Caught in the gossamer of desire
Subject(s): Dadaism; Sade, Marquis De (1740-1814)


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


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


MYSTERY CORSET       
First Line: My darling lady readers
Last Line: The waist well in hand
Subject(s): Dadaism


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


NO GROUNDS FOR PROSECUTION       
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)


ODE TO CHARLES FOURIER, SELS.       
First Line: Fourier what have they done with your keyboard
Last Line: Raising to the highest pitch its red fires in the night
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


ON THE ROAD TO SAN ROMANO       
First Line: Poetry like love is made in a bed
Subject(s): Surrealism


ON THE ROAD TO SAN ROMANO       
First Line: Poetry is made in bed like love
Last Line: Against all access by the misery of the world
Subject(s): Love; Poetry And Poets; Surrealism


POEM-OBJECT       
First Line: These no-man's-lands and the moon where I wander outrun by the
Last Line: Shadow tied down to the house of my heart
Subject(s): Surrealism


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


POSTMAN CHEVAL       
First Line: We are the birds always charmed by you from the top of these belvederes
Last Line: After having made love


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


SHOOT IT, PASS IT       
First Line: My wife whose hair is a brush fire
Last Line: My wife with eyes that are the equal of water and air and earth and fire
Subject(s): Marriage; Surrealism


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


SUNFLOWER       
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


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


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


WOMAN AND BIRD       
First Line: The cat dreams and purrs in the dusky lute shop. He studies the
Last Line: Vowels linked to the boundless magnolia of the night
Subject(s): Dadaism