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Paul Verlaine Poems

  • What Sayst Thou, Traveller, Of All Thou Saw'st Afar?
    What sayst thou, traveller, of all thou saw'st afar?
    On every tree hangs boredom, ripening to its fall,
    Didst gather it, thou smoking yon thy sad cigar,
    Black, casting an incongruous shadow on the wall?...
  • Walcourt
    Briques et tuiles,
    O les charmants
    Petits asiles
    Pour les amants!...
  • Voeu
    Ah! les oarystis! les premières maîtresses!
    L'or des cheveux, l'azur des yeux, la fleur des chairs,
    Et puis, parmi l'odeur des corps jeunes et chers,
    La spontanéité craintive des caresses!...
  • Vers Pour être Calomnié
    A Charles Vignier.


    Ce jour je m'étais penché sur ton sommeil....
  • Vendanges
    A Gorges Hall.


    Les choses qui chantent dans la tête...
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Son 65 Car 26 Long 25 Point 19 Heart 19 Silence 16 Soul 16 Esprit 15 Chair 15 Rose 15


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Comments about Paul Verlaine

  • Dreamingbulb: * ‘since shade relents’ by paul verlaine (tr. gertrude hall)
  • Black00cat1: to the exchange between him and verlaine. “excuse me, young man.” paul sounds comically offended. “i don’t recall you ever realising that detail about me on your own.” “uncle adam realised it after knowing you for just a few weeks--” “he did /not/.” the man huffs,
  • Bsdlovesu: paul verlaine says you deserve friends.
  • Black00cat1: chuuya doesn’t need to be told, he can already /feel/ uncle paul giving him ’the talk’ regardless of what he says. if this world has /any/ love for him left,at least verlaine won’t try to do the same with dazai. because /that/ would be a disaster chuuya isn’t mentally ready for.
  • Bsdpredictions: paul verlaine becomes the new leader of the hunting dogs.
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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
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The inner me that thirsts for her no less,
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