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the breeze

This cozy cotton bower conceals
Zephyr wrapped in sweet perfume;
In a silk and woolen womb,
Zephyr sleeps with laughing heels.

When the Zephyr lifts his wing… 57 more words


Arthur Rimbaud

Dawns are heartbreaking.
Every moon is atrocious and every sun bitter.

— Arthur Rimbaud, from “The Drunken Boat,” Complete Works, Selected Letters (The University of Chicago Press, 2005)


Career Advice with George Monbiot

I spent some time this morning preparing a lecture on William Gibson‘s Burning Chrome, a collection of short stories that ushered in the science-fiction aesthetic we now think of as ‘cyberpunk’. 140 more words


The evasion of false logic

I had always believed in André Breton’s freedom, to write as one thinks, in the order and disorder in which one feels and thinks, to follow sensations and absurd correlations of events and images, to trust to the new realms they lead one into.

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"Chasing Rimbaud through our streets" Camden New Journal

News article from Camden New Journal

French literary giants Rimbaud and Verlaine carried out their intense love affair in north London and we should honour their presence, writes Gerry Harrison…

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Arthur Rimbaud


Found again. What?
The sea gone
With the sun.

Sentinel soul,
We’ll breathe the truth
Of vacant night
And burning day.

From people’s praise, 47 more words


Quotes about Poets

The poet, therefore, is truly the thief of fire. He is responsible for humanity, for animals even; he will have to make sure his visions can be smelled, fondled, listened to; if what he brings back from beyond has form, he gives it form; if it has none, he gives it none. 155 more words