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A FRAGMENT, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A throw of the dice
Last Line: All thought emits a throw of the dice
Subject(s): Disasters; Fate; Luck; Shipwrecks; Destiny


AFTER MALLARME, by ROBERT CREELEY                Poet's Biography
First Line: Stone, %like stillness
Last Line: Without a sound


AFTERNOON OF A FAUN, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: I would perpetuate these nymphs
Last Line: Sweet pair, farewell. I shall see the shades you become


AFTERNOON OF A FAUN, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: These nymphs I would perpetuate
Last Line: Adieu, both! I shall see the shade you became


AFTERNOON OF A FAUN: ECLOGUE, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: These nymphs, whom I itch to perpetuate
Subject(s): Nymphs


AFTERNOON OF A FAUN: THE FAUN, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Those nymphs, I want to capture them
Last Line: Adieu, you two. I shall see the shade you are


ALBUM LEAF, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Suddenly half in jest
Last Line: Child's laugh that charms the air


ALBUM LEAVES, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Suddenly and as in play
Last Line: Childish laugh that charms the air


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


ALMS, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Take this purse, beggar! You only whine
Last Line: And above all, brother, do not go to buy bread


ANGEL IN THE HOUSE, by MARIA NEGRONI               
First Line: I will make a poem-incantation following mallarme
Last Line: Playfully/mounting my %silence


ANGUISH, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I come not to conquer your body tonight, o creature
Last Line: In terror of dying while sleeping alone.


ANGUISH, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: I come not to ravish your body, o beast
Last Line: Afraid of dying when I sleep alone


ANOTHER FAN, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: O dreamer, that I might
Last Line: Against the fire of a bracelet


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


ANTHOLOGY OF LONELY DAYS, by FRANK O'HARA (1926-1966)                Poet's Biography
First Line: The ubiquitous mallarme
Last Line: And when you come you will be welcome, as you know


APPARITION, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The moon grew sad. The tear-stained seraphim
Last Line: Clusters of fragrant stars like gleaming snow.


APPARITION, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: The moon was grieving. Seraphim in tears
Last Line: Snowy bouquets of richly scented stars


APPARITION, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: The moon was languishing. Seraphim dreaming in tears
Last Line: Snow white bouquets of perfumed stars


ARTISTS COLONY, 1954, by WINSTON WEATHERS               
First Line: In these enchanted woods, mallarme hides
Last Line: Of being, once, so young & beautiful


AT GAUTIER'S GRAVE, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Since maria left me to go to another star
Last Line: Perceiving that the instrument was not singing alone


AZURE, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: From which would fall roses -- the emblem you bear


BELL-RINGER, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Mere froth, these virgin verses
Last Line: From sounding at this sumptuous feast
Subject(s): Toasts


CLOWN CHASTISED, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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], by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Eyes, lakes with my simple rapture to be reborn


CONCEALED FROM THE OVERWHELMING CLOUD, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Will have drowned avariciously %the childish flank of a siren's body!


DECLARATION AT A FAIR, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah, silence! It is certain that stretched out beside me
Last Line: Playfulness of a nocturnal breeze


DEMON OF ANALOGY, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Than the console glittering there


ECCLESIASTIC, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Spring impels the organism to acts which
Last Line: Mysterious seal of modernity, at once baroque and beautiful


EDGAR POE'S TOMB, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Such as into himself eternity changes him finally
Last Line: The black flights of blasphemy dispersed into the future


ELEGANCE OF A WITHERED FLOWER, by NINA ZIVANCEVIC               
First Line: Oh mallarme, I never liked you
Last Line: Youth, has it gone away, forever? (and as I thought it over,%cared for, forsaken it?)


ENTIRE SOUL EVOKED, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Your art in its faint traces


FAN, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Frigid roses to survive
Last Line: Aroma emitted from mery


FAN, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: With nothing else for speech
Last Line: In your busy hands, my dear


FAN, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: The flight of flaming hair at the extreme
Last Line: In the manner of a joyous and tutelary torch


FLOWERS, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: The smile of some forsaken vasco


FRECKLES, by JORGE GUILLEN               
First Line: Mallarme, pen-brush %compares the dry leaves
Last Line: It needs a shelter %of golden shadow


FROM MALLARME: POEM IN PROSE, by STEPHEN RATCLIFFE               
First Line: An idea floating away, one calls
Last Line: The source of a mouth, ten


FUNERAL TOAST; FOR THEOPHILE GAUTIER, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Princess! In envy of the fate of a hebe
Last Line: Princess, name us shepherd of your smiles


GAUGUIN, by ROBERT MEZEY                Poet's Biography
First Line: His journalist father %wrote some remarkable articles
Last Line: The incomprehensible poems of stephane mallarme


GAUGUIN, by MANUEL VAZQUEZ MONTALBAN               
First Line: His journalist %father
Last Line: And above all %the incomprehensible verses of stephane mallarme


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


GLAZIER, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: The pure sun puzzled
Last Line: Off the glazier's back


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


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


HAIR..., by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: The scintillations of the one-and-six


HERODIADE, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: The sun as it's halted
Last Line: It extends a salutation


HERODIAS, SELECTION, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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), by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Even a dawn too numb
Last Line: Before the unveiled nymph who makes %your glory known


HOMAGE (TO RICHARD WAGNER), by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: The silence already funereal spreads a pall
Last Line: Unmuted even by the ink in sobbings sibylline


HUSHED TO THE CRUSHING CLOUD, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: The flank of a young siren girl


HYMN FOR DES ESSEINTES, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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..., by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: From which roses fall to form your face


IMPORTANCE OF DICTIONARIES, by JAMES LAUGHLIN                Poet's Biography
First Line: Mallarme told degas that poems
Last Line: More colorful and stimulating
Subject(s): Degas, Edgar (1834-1917); Dictionaries; Language; Mallarme, Stephane (1842-1898); Paintings And Painters


IN AN ACT OF CONSECRATON, THIS MIDNIGHT, THE LAMP..., by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Fixed the seven sparkling stars of the big dipper


IN MEMORIAM: STEPHANE MALLARME, by FRANCIS VIELE-GRIFFIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If they said to you: 'master!'
Last Line: To utter words—against the tomb.
Subject(s): Mallarme, Stephane (1842-1898)


IN THE FORGOTTEN WOODS, WHEN SOMBER WINTER GLOWERS, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: With which all evening you have called my name


INSERT MYSELF WITHIN YOUR STORY, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography


INTERRUPTED PERFORMANCE, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: How far civilization is from procuring
Last Line: Had been superior, and even the true one


IT WOULD BE NICE TO TRANSLATE MALLARME, by GYORGY PETRI                Poet's Biography
Last Line: This world with its grim winters


JINX, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Gleaming above the bewildered human herd
Last Line: Go hang themselves from lampposts in the street


LACE CURTAIN SELF-DESTRUCTS, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Give birth to you like a son


LACE SWEEPS ITSELF ASIDE, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Filial, might have been born


LANGUOR, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Mingling a potion for his thirst the sun


LE LIVRE, SELS., by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: End %conscience
Last Line: And the book
Subject(s): Books


LES FENETRES, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Las du triste hopital et de l'encens fetide


LINES, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
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), by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: It suits me not to hold my peace
Last Line: That wild emotion rankly breeds


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


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


LITTLE AIR: I, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Some sort of solitude
Last Line: Naked jubilation grown


LITTLE AIR: II, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Indomitably must
Last Line: He still pursue some chosen way


LITTLE TUNE, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Some place or other isolated %without the swan nor the quay
Last Line: In the wave become your incarnation %your naked jubilation


LONG AFTER (MALLARME), by RUTH DANON               
First Line: Irony and pity, some ghosts, some
Last Line: Poem zero. Hello


MAGIC, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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


MALLARME AS PHILOLOGIST, DYING, by ROSMARIE WALDROP               
First Line: Even the purest writer is not entirely in his work, we must admit. A
Last Line: His breath stops, and we are all speechless


MALLARME IN HIS BOAT AT VALVINS, by ROBIN SCOFIELD               
First Line: The poet of the void %could afford
Last Line: And flings its bright neant upon the trees


MALLARME INSPIRES SOME ALARM, by HENRY G. FISCHER               
First Line: No flesh now; we've but fowl and fish
Last Line: Come of this, yet some alarm may


MALLARME OVER HIROSHIMA, by DAVID MIDDLETON               
First Line: I glowed in saffron robes, a mystic of the east
Last Line: A hothouse rose unfolding from its name, %pure in science and art and pure in flame


MALLARME: SAINT, by GEORGE FREDERICK MORGAN               
First Line: At the window harboring


MEMO, by WILLIAM STONEKING               
First Line: At the very least, uncle mallarme
Last Line: There is kinship between us %and the flames
Subject(s): Labor And Laborers


MEMORIAL FOR STEPHANE MALLARME, FR. THE VEIL AND THE SMILE, by TAKIS VARVITSIOTIS               
First Line: How much silk in the veils of time!
Last Line: The poet acknowledged eternity in himself


MY OLD BOOKS CLOSED ONCE MORE ON PAPHOS' NAME, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography


MY OLD BOOKS CLOSED UPON PAPHOS' NAME, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of an ancient amazon with cauterized breast


NEGRESS, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: A negress roused by demons is on fire
Last Line: Pale and rosy as an ocean shell


NOTE TO WHISTLER, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography


OF THE SOUL ALL THINGS, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Too precise a meaning erases your %vague literature


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


OLD-CLOTHES WOMAN, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Her eye that glances piercely


ON MALLARME'S PLAN, by JAY P. WHITE               
First Line: More lives. Who doesn't carry this hunger


OTHER POEMS AND SONNETS I, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Paphos...I close my old books on the name
Last Line: On the other -- the ancient amazon's charred breast


PARIS SUITE: 5. UNFINISHED LINES, by DANIEL BERRIGAN               
First Line: A bronze head of mallarme by picasso
Last Line: No one's familiar, listen and look long


PERUSING MALLARME IN MAINE, by MARSDEN HARTLEY               
First Line: Mallarme %with this equestrian cliff clutching


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


PIPE, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Yesterday I found my pipe while pondering a long
Last Line: When saying goodbye forever


PIPE, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Poor pale child, why do you bawl out your sharp
Last Line: Oh! Poor little head!


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


PROSE, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Hyperbole! Can't you arise
Last Line: Is hidden by the enormous bloom


READINGS IN FRENCH, by THOMSON WILLIAM GUNN                Poet's Biography
First Line: Refining mallarme at last destroyed
Last Line: Particularities which furnish hell
Alternate Author Name(s): Gunn, Thom
Subject(s): Poetry And Poets - French


REMEMBRANCE OF BELGIAN FRIENDS, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: At certain hours when barely a breeze has blown
Last Line: To light the winged spirit to its home


REMINISCENCE, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Orphan, I was wandering in black and with an eye
Last Line: Suddenly dismayed at not having parents


RENEWAL, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Lucid winter, season of art serene
Last Line: And wakened birds bloom twittering in the sun


RONDELS, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Nothing you have when you awake
Last Line: We'll love each other if you choose


SADNESS OF SUMMER, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Mingling a potion for his thirst in the sun
Last Line: Take on the hardness of these azure spheres


SAINT, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: At the window ledge concealing
Last Line: Musician of silences.


SAINT, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: At the window frame concealing
Last Line: Musician of silences


SAINT, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: At the window containing/concealing
Last Line: She balances on the instrumental %plumage, she the musician of silence


SAINT, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: At the window holding
Last Line: On the instrumental plumage- %musician of silence


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


SALUTATION, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Nothing, this foam, virgin verse
Last Line: To whatever was worth %the white care of our sail cloth


SEA BREEZE, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: The flesh is sad, alas! And I have read
Last Line: But, o my sad heart, hear the sailors' song


SEA BREEZE, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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], by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: The flesh is sad, alas! And I've read all the books


SEA WIND, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Towards your brow where an autumn dreams
Last Line: In one long lingering ray crawl on.


SIGH, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When winter on forgotten woods moves somber
Last Line: "my name in murmurs evening-long repeated."


SONNET, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: So dear from far and near and white, and so
Last Line: Spoken so softly by the kiss in your hair


SONNET, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Lady %who burns without being burnt or trying
Last Line: Our whole unvarying, natural intimacy


SONNET, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Le vierge, le vivace et le bel aujourd'hui


SONNET, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: From afar so loved and near, so cloudless fair, so
Last Line: That alone my kiss breathed on thy hair, is telling


SONNETS TO BE WRITTEN FROM PRISON: 1, by ROBERT+(1) ADAMSON               
First Line: O to be 'in the news' again - now as fashion runs
Last Line: Mallarme's: still-life with bars and shitcan


SPRING, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Spring has chased winter away
Last Line: And all those flowering birds chirping in the sun


SPRINGTIME, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: The sickly spring has sadly driven away


SPRUNG FROM THE CROUP AND THE FLIGHT, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: That a rose in the darkness should live


STEPHANE MALLARME (1842-1898):(AN IMITATION): LYING UNDER AN ARBOR...., by JUDITH VOLLMER               
First Line: My body was sad and I'd read all my books
Last Line: Lead to the dizzy sea


STEPHANE MALLARME: WINDOWS, by ROBERT SAMUEL GWYNN                Poet's Biography
First Line: Sick of the ward, sick of the fetid smell
Last Line: Risking the plunge into eternity?
Alternate Author Name(s): Gwynn, R. S.
Variant Title(s): Mallarme: Window


STILL BY THE CLOUD STRICKEN / LOW WITH LAVA AND ASH, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography


STILL LIFE WITH BRIOCHE 1880 EDOUARD MANET, by BEATRICE G. HOLT               
First Line: From %the dark emerges a perfect
Last Line: Line from %mallarme's pen


STREET SONGS: 1. THE SHOEMAKER, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: The boredom of paying a call
Last Line: If onions I should grate


STREET SONGS: 5. THE WORKMAN'S WIFE, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Wife and child and soup being brought
Last Line: Into the habit of being married


STREET SONGS: 6. THE GLAZIER, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: The pure sun -- throwing off
Last Line: Its shirt on the back of the glazier


STREET SONGS: 7. THE NEWSPAPER VENDOR, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Always, whatever the title
Last Line: Of the early edition news


STREET SONGS: 8. THE OLD-CLOTHES WOMAN, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: The piercing eye with which you see
Last Line: And naked I go as a deity


SUMMER SADNESS, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: O wrestler, the sun on the sand as you sleep
Last Line: The indifference of the azure and of stone


SWAN (VARIATION ON MALLARME), by THOMAS STURGE MOORE                Poet's Biography
First Line: Blithe-fronted, lofty, young too, wilt thou, day
Alternate Author Name(s): Moore, T. Sturge


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


THE AZURE, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In serene irony the infinite azure
Last Line: I am obsessed. The azure! The azure! The azure! The azure!


THE CHASTENED CLOWN, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography


THROW OF THE DICE, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Will never %even when launched in eternal %circufmstances
Last Line: All thought emits a throw of the dice


THROW OF THE DICE, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of my sole chariot of evening


TO MALLARME, by JUDITH BISHOP               
First Line: The lamp %the blank paper
Last Line: Have no answer %your mistress indifference
Subject(s): Mallarme, Stephane (1842-1898); Man-woman Relationships; Women's Rights


TOAST, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This bit of foam, this nothing, a verse purely
Last Line: The white solicitude of the cloth of our sail.


TOAST, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Zero, this spume -- a virgin verse
Last Line: The white endeavor of our sail


TOMB, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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), by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
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), by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: The black rock raging that the wind has rolled
Last Line: A shallow stream calumniated death


TOMB OF CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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), by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: At last the poet, changed by eternity
Last Line: To black flights of blasphemy in the future


TOMB OF STEPHANE MALLARME, by CHARLES SIMIC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Beginning to know
Last Line: Death's great amateur %night %the childhood of parmenides %oh yeah


TUESDAY AT 87 RUE DE ROME, by JAMES LAUGHLIN                Poet's Biography
First Line: M. Mallarme has put a curse on me
Last Line: Punishment by particulars I now must suffer
Subject(s): Mallarme, Stephane (1842-1898)


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


VARIATIONS ON HALF OF A LINE BY MALLARME, by AUGUST KLEINZAHLER                Poet's Biography
First Line: Helas, the flesh is sad and money
Last Line: Spoor no money no place %our refuge %rain and flesh sad flesh


VARIATIONS ON SOME STIRRINGS OF MALLARME, by ROBERT KELLY                Poet's Biography
First Line: The chest is open and I elude all the leaves
Last Line: A friend obsessed with you is calling your name %godlike even to create a world in which you answer


VIRGIN, BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL TODAY, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography


VIRGIN, BRIGHT, AND BEAUTIFUL TO-DAY, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: That clothes the useless exile of the swan


VIRGINAL, VIVID, BEAUTIFUL, WILL THIS BE, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Such dreams as in his exile clothe the swan


VIRGINAL, VIVID, BEAUTIFUL, WILL THIS BE, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Such dreams as in his exile clothe the swan


WEARY OF BITTER SLEEP, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: The cry of glories he would stem


WHEN THE SHADOW MENACED WITH ITS FATAL LAW, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: That genius has been kindled by a festive star


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


WHITE WATER LILY, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: To rub out your vague literature


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


WIND FROM THE SEA, by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Tired of the sad hospital and the fetid smell
Last Line: Wings -- at the risk of falling through eternity


WINDOWS, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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), by STEPHANE MALLARME    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
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), by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
First Line: Sick of the dreary hospital, and the rank of fumes


WINTER SHIVER, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
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, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography
Last Line: The other one, about the burned breast of an ancient amazon


WORKMAN'S WIFE, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography


WREATHED IN STORM-CLOUDS OVERHANGING, by STEPHANE MALLARME                Poet's Biography


YET ANOTHER FAN, by FRANK O'HARA (1926-1966)                Poet's Biography
First Line: It's a great shame %madame mallarme
Last Line: Our freckles into %coral and grass