Treasure Island

Paul Verlaine

(1844-1896 / France)

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  • ''All the rest is mere fine writing.''
    Paul Verlaine (1844-1896), French poet. "L'Art Poetique," Jadis et Naguère (1884).
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A La Promenade

The milky sky, the hazy, slender trees,
Seem smiling on the light costumes we wear,-
Our gauzy floating veils that have an air
Of wings, our satins fluttering in the breeze.

And in the marble bowl the ripples gleam,
And through the lindens of the avenue
The sifted golden sun comes to us blue
And dying, like the sunshine of a dream.

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