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Mallarme, Stephane    Poet's Biography
192 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       
First Line: Those nymphs, I want to capture them
Last Line: Adieu, you two. I shall see the shade you are


AFTERNOON OF A FAUN       
First Line: I would perpetuate these nymphs
Last Line: Sweet pair, farewell. I shall see the shades you become


AFTERNOON OF A FAUN       
First Line: These nymphs that I would perpetuate
Last Line: Couple, farewell; I'll see the shade that now you are


AFTERNOON OF A FAUN       
First Line: I would immortalize these nymphs: so bright
Last Line: Nymphs, I shall see the shade that you are now


AFTERNOON OF A FAUN       
First Line: These nymphs I would perpetuate
Last Line: Adieu, both! I shall see the shade you became


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


AFTERNOON OF A FAUN: THE FAUN       
First Line: Those nymphs, I want to capture them
Last Line: Adieu, you two. I shall see the shade you are


ALBUM LEAF       
First Line: Suddenly half in jest
Last Line: Child's laugh that charms the air


ALBUM LEAVES       
First Line: Suddenly and as in play
Last Line: Childish laugh that charms the air


ALL FAMILY PRIDE IS GLORIOUS AS A SUNSET, AND...       
Last Line: Such that, near some window, one oculd have been born a poet from its %belly


ALMS       
First Line: Take this purse, beggar! You only whine
Last Line: And above all, brother, do not go to buy bread


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


ANGUISH       
First Line: I come not to ravish your body, o beast
Last Line: Afraid of dying when I sleep alone


ANOTHER FAN       
First Line: O dreamer, that I might
Last Line: Against the fire of a bracelet


ANOTHER FAN       
First Line: O dreamer, in order that I may dive
Last Line: This closed white flight and you now place it %against the fire of a bracelet
Subject(s): Love


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.


APPARITION       
First Line: The moon was grieving. Seraphim in tears
Last Line: Snowy bouquets of richly scented stars


APPARITION       
First Line: The moon grew sorrowful. Seraphim dreaming in tears
Last Line: Of a spoiled child, always letting form her hands left ajar %snow white bouquets of scented stars


APPARITION       
First Line: The moon was languishing. Seraphim dreaming in tears
Last Line: Snow white bouquets of perfumed stars


AT GAUTIER'S GRAVE       
First Line: To you, gone emblem of man's happiness
Last Line: Miserly silence and the massive night
Subject(s): Gautier, Theophile (1811-1872); Mourning


AUTUMN LAMENT       
First Line: Since maria left me to go to another star
Last Line: Perceiving that the instrument was not singing alone


AZURE       
First Line: The serene irony of the eternal sky
Last Line: For I am haunted. The sky! The sky! The sky!


BEAUTIFUL SUICIDE VICTORIOUSLY FLED       
Last Line: From which would fall roses -- the emblem you bear


BELL-RINGER       
First Line: While the bell awakens its voice clear and bright
Last Line: I'll hang myself, satan, removing the stone


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


BREEZE FROM THE SEA       
First Line: The body's sad, and I've read everything
Last Line: No masts, no fecund isles, no anything-- %but heart, just listen: how the sailors sing!
Subject(s): Love


CHARLES BAUDELAIRE'S TOMB       
First Line: The shrouded temple divulges through
Last Line: This shade a tutelary poison to be inhaled %forever if we perish from it


CHASTENED CLOWN       
First Line: Eyes, lakes with my simple intoxication to be
Last Line: Not knowing, ingrate! %that that was all my consecration, %that paint drowned in the perfidious wate


CHEERS -- BOTTOMS UP       
First Line: Mere froth, these virgin verses
Last Line: From sounding at this sumptuous feast
Subject(s): Toasts


CLOWN CHASTISED       
First Line: Eyes, lakes with my simple lust to be reborn
Last Line: This rouge drowned in the glacial waters of perfidy


CLOWN REPROVED [LE PITRE CHATIE]       
First Line: Eyes, lakes with my simple rapture to be reborn


CONCEALED FROM THE OVERWHELMING CLOUD       
Last Line: Will have drowned avariciously %the childish flank of a siren's body!


DECLARATION AT A FAIR       
First Line: Ah, silence! It is certain that stretched out beside me
Last Line: Playfulness of a nocturnal breeze


DEMON OF ANALOGY       
First Line: Have unknown words ever sung on your lips
Last Line: To bear the grief of the inexplicable penultimate


DOES PRIDE AT EVENING ALWAYS FUME       
Last Line: Than the console glittering there


ECCLESIASTIC       
First Line: Spring impels the organism to acts which
Last Line: Mysterious seal of modernity, at once baroque and beautiful


EDGAR POE'S TOMB       
First Line: Such as into himself eternity changes him finally
Last Line: The black flights of blasphemy dispersed into the future


ENTIRE SOUL EVOKED       
Last Line: Your art in its faint traces


FAN       
First Line: Frigid roses to survive
Last Line: Aroma emitted from mery


FAN       
First Line: With nothing else for speech
Last Line: In your busy hands, my dear


FAN       
First Line: With as for lanuage nothing but %a flutter
Last Line: Thus may it appear for times limitless %between your hands without idleness


FAUN'S AFTERNOON       
First Line: These nymphs, these I want to perpetuate
Last Line: To open my mouth to the star that makes wines effectively! %adieu, couple; I'll visit the shade that


FLIGHT OF FLAMING HAIR       
First Line: The flight of flaming hair at the extreme
Last Line: In the manner of a joyous and tutelary torch


FLOWERS       
First Line: From golden showers of the ancient skies
Last Line: For the weary poet withering on the husk


FOR THE SAKE OF VOYAGING -- HEEDLESSLY       
Last Line: The smile of some forsaken vasco


FUNERAL TOAST; FOR THEOPHILE GAUTIER       
First Line: O fatal emblem, thou, of all our happiness!
Last Line: The solid sepulcher where all things harmful lie, %and avaricious silence and night's immensity
Subject(s): Gautier, Theophile (1811-1872)


FUTILE PETITION       
First Line: Princess! In envy of the fate of a hebe
Last Line: Princess, name us shepherd of your smiles


GIFT OF THE POEM       
First Line: I bring you the child of an idumaean night
Last Line: For lips starved from the air the virginal azure blows


GIFT OF THE POEM       
First Line: I bring you the child of a night of idumaea!
Last Line: Through which flows in sibylline whiteness the woman for %the lips starving for the air of the virgi


GIFT OF THE POEM       
First Line: I bring you the child of an idumaean night, black
Last Line: For lips spurned by this virgin air?


GLAZIER       
First Line: The pure sun puzzled
Last Line: Off the glazier's back


GLORY       
First Line: Glory! Until yesterday I didn't know it
Last Line: Somewhere, the train which had left me there alone


HAIR       
First Line: The hair aflame, %desire's west spreading
Last Line: Doubt destroyed %as by a joyous guardian torch


HAIR...       
First Line: The hair flight of a flame at he far west
Last Line: Of sowing with ruby the doubt that she grazes or %peels off just like a joyous and tutelary torch


HER PURE NAILS ON HIGH DISPLAYING THEIR ONYX       
Last Line: The scintillations of the one-and-six


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.


HERODIADE: 1. ANCIENT OVERTURE OF HERODIADE       
First Line: Abolished, and its frightful wing in the tears
Last Line: Of a moribund star, which never more shall shine


HERODIADE: 2. THE NURSE -- HERODIADE       
First Line: Are you a living princess or her shadow
Last Line: Being broken off at last amidst its dreams


HERODIADE: 3. CANTICLE OF SAINT JOHN       
First Line: The sun as it's halted
Last Line: It extends a salutation


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


HERODIAS--SCENE       
First Line: The nurse, herodias. N: you are still alive! Or am I seeing the ghost
Last Line: Tery and of your cries, is feeling, in the midst of its reveries, its cold %jewels finally part


HOMAGE (TO PUVIS DE CHAVANNES)       
First Line: Even a dawn too numb
Last Line: Before the unveiled nymph who makes %your glory known


HOMAGE (TO RICHARD WAGNER)       
First Line: The silence already funereal spreads a pall
Last Line: Unmuted even by the ink in sobbings sibylline


HUSHED TO THE CRUSHING CLOUD       
Last Line: The flank of a young siren girl


HYMN FOR DES ESSEINTES       
First Line: Hyperbole! Can you not rise triumphantly from my memory, now
Last Line: The name of pulcheria and half-hidden by some too huge gladiolus


I HAVE VICTORIOUSLY AVOIDED THE SAME SUICIDE AS THE SUN...       
Last Line: From which roses fall to form your face


IN AN ACT OF CONSECRATON, THIS MIDNIGHT, THE LAMP...       
Last Line: Fixed the seven sparkling stars of the big dipper


IN THE FORGOTTEN WOODS, WHEN SOMBER WINTER GLOWERS       
Last Line: With which all evening you have called my name


INSERT MYSELF WITHIN YOUR STORY       


INTERRUPTED PERFORMANCE       
First Line: How far civilization is from procuring
Last Line: Had been superior, and even the true one


JINX       
First Line: Gleaming above the bewildered human herd
Last Line: Go hang themselves from lampposts in the street


LACE CURTAIN SELF-DESTRUCTS       
Last Line: Give birth to you like a son


LACE SWEEPS ITSELF ASIDE       
Last Line: Filial, might have been born


LANGUOR       
First Line: Mingling a potion for his thirst the sun


LE LIVRE, SELS.       
First Line: End %conscience
Last Line: And the book
Subject(s): Books


LES FENETRES       
First Line: Las du triste hopital et de l'encens fetide


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 (MARTIAL)       
First Line: It suits me not to hold my peace
Last Line: That wild emotion rankly breeds


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


LITTLE AIR: I       
First Line: Some sort of solitude
Last Line: Naked jubilation grown


LITTLE AIR: II       
First Line: Indomitably must
Last Line: He still pursue some chosen way


LITTLE TUNE       
First Line: Some place or other isolated %without the swan nor the quay
Last Line: In the wave become your incarnation %your naked jubilation


MAGIC       
First Line: Huysmans, in a work whose purpose was quite different from that of
Last Line: Ize them in a marginal magic, separate from it delicious, chaste--yet expressible %metaphors


MY OLD BOOKS CLOSED ONCE MORE ON PAPHOS' NAME       


MY OLD BOOKS CLOSED UPON PAPHOS' NAME       
Last Line: Of an ancient amazon with cauterized breast


NEGRESS       
First Line: A negress roused by demons is on fire
Last Line: Pale and rosy as an ocean shell


NOTE TO WHISTLER       
First Line: Not gusts of wind that hold the streets
Last Line: From her skirt might fan whistler


O SO DEAR FROM FAR AWAY, SO NEAR AND WHITE       


OF THE SOUL ALL THINGS       
Last Line: Too precise a meaning erases your %vague literature


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


OLD-CLOTHES WOMAN       
First Line: Her eye that glances piercely


OTHER POEMS AND SONNETS I       
First Line: Does every pride of evening smoke
Last Line: There blazes no other conflagration %than the console which fulgurates


OTHER POEMS AND SONNETS II       
First Line: Risen from the rump and the bounding up
Last Line: To exhale anything that announces %a rose in the darkness


OTHER POEMS AND SONNETS III       
First Line: A lace annuls itself totally %in the supreme games's uncertainty
Last Line: To no womb but its own womb, filial %on eoculd have been born


PAPHOS       
First Line: Paphos...I close my old books on the name
Last Line: On the other -- the ancient amazon's charred breast


PHENOMENON OF THE FUTURE       
First Line: A pale sky, hovering over a world that is dying
Last Line: They exist in an age tht has outlived beauty


PIPE       
First Line: Yesterday I found my pipe while pondering a long
Last Line: When saying goodbye forever


PIPE       
First Line: Yesterday I found my pipe, dreaming of a long evening of work
Last Line: Terrible kerchief that is waved in saying goodbye forever


POOR PALE CHILD       
First Line: Poor pale child, why do you bawl out your sharp
Last Line: Oh! Poor little head!


PROSE       
First Line: Hyperbole! Can you not rise
Last Line: This sacred name: 'pulcheria!' %hidden by the too large lily flower


PROSE       
First Line: Hyperbole! From my memory %can't you arise triumphantly
Last Line: At bearing this name: pulcherie! %by the too large gladiolus concealed


PROSE FOR DES ESSEINTES       
First Line: Hyperbole! Can't you arise
Last Line: Is hidden by the enormous bloom


REMEMBRANCE OF BELGIAN FRIENDS       
First Line: At certain hours when barely a breeze has blown
Last Line: To light the winged spirit to its home


REMINISCENCE       
First Line: Orphan, I was wandering in black and with an eye
Last Line: Suddenly dismayed at not having parents


RENEWAL       
First Line: Lucid winter, season of art serene
Last Line: And wakened birds bloom twittering in the sun


RONDELS       
First Line: Nothing you have when you awake
Last Line: We'll love each other if you choose


SADNESS OF SUMMER       
First Line: Mingling a potion for his thirst in the sun
Last Line: Take on the hardness of these azure spheres


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


SAINT       
First Line: At the window frame concealing
Last Line: Musician of silences


SAINT       
First Line: At the window containing/concealing
Last Line: She balances on the instrumental %plumage, she the musician of silence


SAINT       
First Line: At the window holding
Last Line: On the instrumental plumage- %musician of silence


SALUTATION       
First Line: Nothing, this foam, virgin verse
Last Line: Our sheet's white care in setting forth


SALUTATION       
First Line: Nothing, this foam, virgin verse
Last Line: To whatever was worth %the white care of our sail cloth


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 BREEZE       
First Line: The flesh is sad, alas! And I have read
Last Line: But, o my sad heart, hear the sailors' song


SEA BREEZE       
First Line: The flesh is sad, alas, and there's nothing but words
Last Line: But oh, my heart, listen to the sailors sing


SEA BREEZE       
First Line: The flesh is say, alas! And I have read all the books. To flee!
Last Line: Without masts, without masts, or fertile islets... %but, o my heart, to the sailors' singing, listen


SEA BREEZE       
First Line: The flesh is sad, alas! And I have read
Last Line: But, o my sad heart, hear the sailors' song


SEA BREEZE [BRISE MARINE]       
First Line: The flesh is sad, alas! And I've read all the books


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


SEVERAL SONNETS I       
First Line: When the shadow menaced with its fatal law a cerain old dream
Last Line: Itself revolves in that ennui some vile fires as witnesses %that the genius of a festive star has li


SEVERAL SONNETS II       
First Line: Will the virgin, hardy and beautiful present time
Last Line: He immobilizes himself in the cold dream of scorn put on %amid his useless exile by the swan


SEVERAL SONNETS III       
First Line: Victoriously the beautiful suicide fled
Last Line: Your head like a martial helmet of a child empress %from which to image you there would tumble roses


SEVERAL SONNETS IV       
First Line: Her pure nails consecrating on high their onyx
Last Line: In the oblivion enclosed by the frame, there fixes %itself with scintillations at once the septet


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


SIGH       
First Line: My soul, calm sister, ascends toward your brow
Last Line: Let the sun be drawn out in a long ray of yellow


SIGH       
First Line: My soul rises toward your brow, o clam sister, on which dreams a
Last Line: In their tawny death drift before the wind and trace a cold wake


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


SONNET       
First Line: So dear from far and near and white, and so
Last Line: Spoken so softly by the kiss in your hair


SONNET       
First Line: Lady %who burns without being burnt or trying
Last Line: Our whole unvarying, natural intimacy


SONNET       
First Line: Le vierge, le vivace et le bel aujourd'hui


SONNET       
First Line: From afar so loved and near, so cloudless fair, so
Last Line: That alone my kiss breathed on thy hair, is telling


SPRING       
First Line: Spring has chased winter away
Last Line: And all those flowering birds chirping in the sun


SPRINGTIME       
First Line: The sickly spring has sadly driven away


SPRUNG FROM THE CROUP AND THE FLIGHT       
Last Line: That a rose in the darkness should live


STILL BY THE CLOUD STRICKEN / LOW WITH LAVA AND ASH       


STREET SONGS: 1. THE SHOEMAKER       
First Line: Without the wax, what can one do
Last Line: If that was what you wanted, feet!


STREET SONGS: 2. THE WOMAN SELLING AROMATIC HERBS       
First Line: Don't think I'm willing to pay cash
Last Line: The very first fruits of your lice


STREET SONGS: 3. THE ROADMENDER       
First Line: You break pebbles for your sins
Last Line: Each day and year by year


STREET SONGS: 4. THE SELLER OF GARLIC AND ONIONS       
First Line: The boredom of paying a call
Last Line: If onions I should grate


STREET SONGS: 5. THE WORKMAN'S WIFE       
First Line: Wife and child and soup being brought
Last Line: Into the habit of being married


STREET SONGS: 6. THE GLAZIER       
First Line: The pure sun -- throwing off
Last Line: Its shirt on the back of the glazier


STREET SONGS: 7. THE NEWSPAPER VENDOR       
First Line: Always, whatever the title
Last Line: Of the early edition news


STREET SONGS: 8. THE OLD-CLOTHES WOMAN       
First Line: The piercing eye with which you see
Last Line: And naked I go as a deity


SUMMER SADNESS       
First Line: O wrestler, the sun on the sand as you sleep
Last Line: The indifference of the azure and of stone


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       


THROW OF THE DICE       
First Line: Will never %even when launched in eternal %circufmstances
Last Line: All thought emits a throw of the dice


THROW OF THE DICE       
First Line: Though %the %deep %whitened %at slack water
Last Line: All thought casts a throw of the dice


TO INSERT MYSELF INTO YOUR STORY       
Last Line: Of my sole chariot of evening


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.


TOAST       
First Line: Zero, this spume -- a virgin verse
Last Line: The white endeavor of our sail


TOMB       
First Line: The black rock angered that the north wind rolls
Last Line: Without drinking from it or exhausting its breath %a shallow, calumniated rivulet death


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)


TOMB (OF VERLAINE)       
First Line: The black rock raging that the wind has rolled
Last Line: A shallow stream calumniated death


TOMB OF CHARLES BAUDELAIRE       
First Line: The buried temple empties through its bowels
Last Line: We breathe in always though it bring us death
Subject(s): Baudelaire, Charles (1821-1867); French Poetry - Symbolism; Poetry And Poets


TOMB OF EDGAR ALLAN POE       
First Line: Appearing such as eternity has transformed him into real self, the
Last Line: Black flights of blasphemy scattered in the future
Subject(s): Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849)


TOMB OF EDGAR POE       
First Line: As to himself at last eternity changes him
Last Line: To the dark flights of blasphemy hurled to the future
Subject(s): Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849)


TOMB OF EDGAR POE (VERSION A)       
First Line: Even as eternity brings him at last to himself
Last Line: To the black flights that blasphemy may spread thereafter
Subject(s): Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849)


TOMB OF POE       
First Line: At last the poet, changed by eternity
Last Line: To black flights of blasphemy in the future


UNDER THE OVERWHELMING STORM CLOUD, IN A SHOAL...       
Last Line: Drowned, as if hungry, only a child siren, in the white streak of foam %remaining?


VIRGIN, BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL TODAY       


VIRGIN, BRIGHT, AND BEAUTIFUL TO-DAY       
Last Line: Immobile in the cold, where dreams deride, %clothed in the useless exile of the swan
Subject(s): Scottish Translations


VIRGINAL, VIBRANT, AND BEAUTIFUL DAWN       
Last Line: That clothes the useless exile of the swan


VIRGINAL, VIVID, BEAUTIFUL, WILL THIS BE       
Last Line: Such dreams as in his exile clothe the swan


VIRGINAL, VIVID, BEAUTIFUL, WILL THIS BE       
Last Line: Such dreams as in his exile clothe the swan


WEARY OF BITTER SLEEP       
First Line: Weary of bitter sleep in which my indolence
Last Line: To three large celia nearby, of emerald color, reeds


WHAT BALM OF TIME       
First Line: What balm of time, %silk of subdued chimaera
Last Line: Into your huge coiffure %with my stifled cry


WHAT SILK STEEPED IN THE BALMS OF TIME       
Last Line: The cry of glories he would stem


WHEN THE SHADOW MENACED WITH ITS FATAL LAW       
Last Line: That genius has been kindled by a festive star


WHEN, WITH ITS FATEFUL REGULARITY, THE SHADOW OF NIGHT...       
Last Line: Denied, rolls wearily iwth its vile stars, bearing witness that the genius %of a festive planet has


WHITE WATER LILY       
First Line: I had rowed for a long time, with a clean, sweeping
Last Line: A spring that must be crossed, or of some other body of water


WHOLE SOUL SUMMED UP       
Last Line: To rub out your vague literature


WILL THE PURE, HARDY, BEAUTIFUL NEW DAY TEAR ME FREE...       
Last Line: Tempt for other regions, the dream he is wrapped in during his useless %exile


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       
First Line: Tired of the sad hospital and the fetid smell
Last Line: Wings -- at the risk of falling through eternity


WINDOWS       
First Line: Tired of the gloomy hospital and of the fetid incense rising along th e
Last Line: Wings--at the risk of falling for all eternity?


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


WINDOWS (VERSION B)       
First Line: Sick of the dreary hospital, and the rank of fumes


WINTER SHIVER       
First Line: That dresden clock, which runs slow and strikes
Last Line: (these spiderwebs are shivering on top of the high casements)


WITH MY BOOKS CLOSED AGAIN ON THE NAME OF PAPHOS       
Last Line: The other one, about the burned breast of an ancient amazon


WORKMAN'S WIFE       


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