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Everything Has a Price

They’re auctioning off the pistol
Verlaine used to shoot Rimbaud
In an absinthe & opium fueled lover’s spat.
Souvenir of love, bloody violence and poetry. 72 more words


Psst: Wanna buy the gun that Verlaine used to shoot Rimbaud?

Read: Gun with which Verlaine shot Rimbaud up for auction – Emmanuel Dunand/AFP – 10/19/16: “Christie’s to sell weapon fired in 1873 in what would be the culmination of a torrid affair between the French poets”

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'Novel' by Arthur Rimbaud


by Arthur Rimbaud


No one’s serious at seventeen.
–On beautiful nights when beer and lemonade
And loud, blinding cafés are the last thing you need… 235 more words


Just Kids - Libri

Mi lasciai ossessionare dai libri. Desideravo leggerli tutti, e ciò che leggevo suscitava in me altre smanie. Magari sarei partita per l’Africa, e avrei offerto i miei servigi ad Albert Schweitzer oppure, col cappello di procione ben calcato in testa e un corno di polvere da sparo, avrei difeso il mio popolo come Davy Crockett. 251 more words

Patti Smith

The San Antonio Stockade Blues

Trapped in a dream
Running naked in the street
When a Swahili speaking hunchback
Knocks me off my feet

He doesn’t even say thank you… 59 more words


Punk Hoc

Fuckability: Sometimes I Fantasize Being Double-Teamed By Kim Gordon And PJ Harvey

the New York Dolls knew

chicks invented punk rock

not some British prick… 164 more words


Not That You Need My Permission

It’s OK if you write three lines
It’s OK if you write 3000 lines and never pause to ask, “Who’ll read this?”
It’s OK if you write 10,000 notebook pages and never let anyone see them… 481 more words

No Time For Poetry But Exactly What Is