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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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  • Twinkletwink: at my mairie du 6e arrondissement there is a wonderful free big exhibition on baudelaire that includes this painting by gustave courbet, "portrait de baudelaire" (1848)
  • Nicratwoman: “the beautiful is always bizarre.” ― charles baudelaire
  • Richardhwood: autumn song
  • Realemirhan: the enemy by charles baudelaire jeanne dielman 23 commerce quay, 1080 brussels (1975)
  • Nachomamaswifi: one of the artifices of satan is, to induce men to believe that he does not exist: another, perhaps equally fatal, is to make them fancy that he is obliged to stand quietly by, and not to meddle with them, if they get into true silence. - charles baudelaire
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