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Charles Baudelaire Poems

  • The Alchemy Of Sadness
    One man lights you with his ardour
    one decks you in mourning, Nature!
    What says to the first: 'A Sepulchre!'
    To the other cries: 'Life and splendour!' ...
  • The Poison
    Wine can clothe the most sordid hole
    in miraculous luxury,
    and let many a fabulous portico float free
    in the gold of its red glow, ...
  • Draft Epilogue For The Second Edition Of Les Fleurs Du Mal
    Tranquil as a sage and gentle as one who's cursed. I said:
    I love you, oh my beauty, my charmer

    many a time ...
  • Harmony Of Evening
    Now those days arrive when, stem throbbing,
    each flower sheds its fragrance like a censer:
    sounds and scents twine in the evening air:
    languorous dizziness, Melancholy dancing! ...
  • The Inquisitive Man's Dream
    Do you know, as I do, delicious sadness
    and make others say of you: 'Strange man!'
    I was dying. In my soul, singular illness,
    desire and horror were mingled as one: ...
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Heart 127 Soul 116 Love 113 I Love You 113 Night 91 Sky 87 Long 83 Sun 83 Light 79 Black 78

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  • Kursadturksen: “there is no such thing as a long piece of work, except one that you dare not start.” charles baudelaire
  • Humeurnocturne: the lovers’ wine / le vin des amants charles baudelaire - the flowers of evil / les fleurs du mal
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  • Occultdetective: "nature is a temple in which living columns sometimes emit confused words. man approaches it through forests of symbols, which observe him with familiar glances." — charles baudelaire
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Modern Love Xxxii: Full Faith I Have
 by George Meredith

Full faith I have she holds that rarest gift
To beauty, Common Sense. To see her lie
With her fair visage an inverted sky
Bloom-covered, while the underlids uplift,
Would almost wreck the faith; but when her mouth
(Can it kiss sweetly? sweetly!) would address
The inner me that thirsts for her no less,
And has so long been languishing in drouth,

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