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Spider-Man vs. Rimbaud

I recently returned to China after a few weeks back home in the good ole U.S.A. On the plane, I watched The Amazing Spider-Man for the second time. 1,143 more words


When looking for beauty in a lousy situation....

Lice-hysteria is hitting the United States!


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Super lice: What you need to know, Lori Grisham, 79 more words



In the blue summer evenings, I will go along the paths,
And walk over the short grass, as I am pricked by the wheat:
Daydreaming I will feel the coolness on my feet. 49 more words


Antique, by Arthur Rimbaud

Graceful son of Pan! Around your forehead crowned
with small flowers and berries, your eyes, precious
spheres, are moving. Spotted with brownish wine lees,
your cheeks grow hollow. 42 more words


Saturday Poem: 'Novel' 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
–You stroll beneath green lindens on the promenade. 209 more words

A noir, E blanc, I rouge, U vert, O bleu : voyelles,

On first being introduced to Rimbaud’s poetry, I would guess most people encounter “Le bateau ivre” and/or this poem, “Les Voyelles”. They are both indeed fine poems, but they are not so accessible as some of his other poems which I have tried to feature in previous blog posts, so I wonder if some people are inadvertently deterred from going deeper into Rimbaud’s poems. 420 more words