Arthur Rimbaud

(20 October 1854 – 10 November 1891 / Charleville, Ardennes)

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  • Rookie - 31 Points Grace Moneymaker (12/23/2014 2:40:00 PM)

    Good ol' Arthur Rimbaud. He inspires me to write poetry, even though I am a troubled poet like he was. One of the best.

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  • Rookie - 39 Points Jetty J Newnham (11/19/2012 5:31:00 AM)

    If I hadn't read the beat poets I may never of heard Rimbaud, I thank them for that. Its also possible that if I had not read either I may not write my own.

  • Rookie Shakti Shetty (7/22/2006 4:25:00 AM)

    If u r looking for a true rebel..a constant disclaimer of world orthodoxy then rimbaud is the closest you can get................ morever he was young, vibrant and too close to dream than reality.........unashamed of his thoughts, profane at times but nonetheless a genius who wrote with no qualm whatsoever!

Novel

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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.

Lindens smell fine on fine June nights!
Sometimes the air is so sweet that you close your eyes;

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