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Writing for EXAUDI

I’m pleased to announce that a new piece I have been working on, based on Arthur Rimbaud’s ‘L’Eternité’, is going to be performed by EXAUDI Vocal Ensemble at The Milton Court Concert Hall on Monday, March 30th. 20 more words

The Alchemy of the word - Arthur Rimbaud / Linda Vachon

“I turned silences and nights into words. What was unutterable, I wrote down. I made the whirling world stand still.” Rimbaud


Quelques palais

Composition de Cochonfucius

Ce sont d’amples palais ; le premier, tout d’azur,
Dresse  au coeur du chef-lieu la hauteur de ses murs ;
De gueules, face à lui, splendeur jamais tarie, 59 more words


Oisive jeunesse

Today, I have chosen a poem by Arthur Rimbaud, “Chanson de la plus haute tour”, A Song from the Highest Tower. It seems to be looking back at his experiences and sensations as a young man – and since all his poetry was written when he was still quite a young man, this perhaps has an intensity which you would not find in an older poet. 309 more words

Tête de faune, Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891)

Trad. di Marco Gratisanti

Tête de faune

Dans la feuillée, écrin vert taché d’or,
Dans la feuillée incertaine et fleurie
De fleurs splendides où le baiser dort, 156 more words


Faune aquatique

Source image

Rivière de sinople aux salamandres d’or,
Que le monde est étrange !
Un gros oiseau de sable avec une voix d’ange :
Mais d’ange de la mort. 54 more words

Série De Quatrains

Je m'en allais, les poings dans mes poches crevees;

Here is a poem from Arthur Rimbaud, the teenage lover of Paul Verlaine. He only wrote poetry for a very few years in his youth; after he and Verlaine fell out, Rimbaud went off to be a trader in East Africa and devoted his life to commerce, not poetry. 310 more words