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I Like Arthur Rimbaud's Poetry

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    First Blood

    "I have stretched ropes from bell-tower to bell-tower; garlands from window to window; chains of gold from star to star, and I dance."From IlluminationsI first found a book of Rimbaud's poems on a trip to Camden when I was about 18, Skoob, what a book shop!  Dylan mentions...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Feb 15, 2011

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    The Great Arthur Rimbaud.

    Rimbaud's poetry forms a heartbreaking crystallization of being a young tortured artist in late 19th century France. This just blew my mind, so impetuous and with such incredible visions. How would anyone know to write such incredible things and to improve on the poetic...
    Parsifal145 Parsifal145 26-30 Jan 15, 2011

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    My Inspiring Gay 19th Century French Visionary Poet

    I love his complete works and letters. He died at the early age of 37... Wrote his best work when he was a merely a young boy...and retired his free verse at the age of 21. Check out,,, A Season In Hell, The Drunken Boat, Illuminations ect...  MORNING Hadn't I once a youth...
    QueenOfHearts QueenOfHearts 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 24, 2009

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    Thief Of Fire

    I found this and wanted to share it with you. “The first study for the man who wants to be a poet is knowledge of himself, complete: he searches for his soul, he inspects it, he puts it to the test, he learns it. As soon as he has learned it, he must cultivate it! I say...
    sweetmeisje sweetmeisje 26-30, F 12 Responses Nov 17, 2010

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    I keep his poetry around my room :) it's

    so incredible and beautiful.
    smurfinaround smurfinaround 18-21, F Feb 8, 2014

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    "strength or weakness... that you exist, that is strenght" sorry about my translation, not sure if it´s right but you get the gist of it.
    Joelisa Joelisa 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 22, 2009

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    Harrar

    His father left his mother when he was 12. He was 13 when the great Baudelaire, the doomed poet, died.  He lived in rural Charleville in the hills of Northern France.  At 15 he fled for the first time and went to Paris. At 16 he did it again. He looked like...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 4 Responses Apr 29, 2010

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    This is one of my older peices. in 2012 I finished it. All rights reserved CarlieTM. A world of words. You may think I'm crazy, mayhap depressed. yes, more than a little hasty...
    Ayaime7 Ayaime7 26-30, F 48 mins ago

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    Many years ago now I went to an event and met someone there who I felt was pretty interesting. He was a poet and artist so we exchanged info and have kept in touch sort of through...
    LaGentilleDame LaGentilleDame 31-35, F 15 hrs ago

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    Al Jarreau - After All (1984)
    Maverick1962 Maverick1962 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    I really like poetry.. The meaning is always so set and it's shown in many ways, it's interesting to read and nice to understand and relate to.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I dunno why I like girls. It's just strange.
    livcaa livcaa 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    That's it. I'm me, if you don't like me that's up to you but I won't be fake for anyone. I'm a terrible actress so it wouldn't work even if I wanted to.
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    "People aren't either wicked or noble. They're like a chef's salads, with good things and bad things chopped and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict."
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yep, don't like me, there's the door, open it and **** off to someone who does 😂😏😑😑
    lil2000 lil2000 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Actually, this is not the whole story. I wanted to label this as "I enjoy writing and sharing sensuous poetry with receptive ladies", but EP insisted I keep under sixty characters...
    Solitaireman Solitaireman 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    It is infinite busyness that achieves nothing and makes everyone miserable.
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Not everybody will like you... That's life!!!
    AyuBDas AyuBDas 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Terror on Extension 29 Nineteen - Michael Duke I didn't sleep that night after my wife and daughter called me back to report their findings. My theories had been blown right out...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F a week ago

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    Hey future husband :) you're probably cuddled up with your girlfriend right now, telling her how much you "love" her, and how she makes you feel.... but I'm here to let you know...
    QueenMulan QueenMulan 18-21, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    There's a complete complete deluxe collection... It even includes authors like O Henry's Ghost (seriously)
    srgamesalot srgamesalot 13-15, M a week ago

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    The Humanity of Life What is life if we can't live it, What is the world if we can't savor every bite, What is love if we can't find it, What is today if we can't have tonight...
    Paranoidbeyondbelief Paranoidbeyondbelief 16-17, M Jun 23

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    AMARILLO. by Edward York (c) 2015 The city stands at the top of the state, And looks down over the rest. I have been to other Texas towns, But I like this one best. The residents...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 3 Responses Jun 23

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    I start training to be a dog groomer next week :) I'm excited, but I'll really miss my coworkers while I'm gone to train. They're all so insane, but I really do like them. It's...
    PraiseBeToYevon PraiseBeToYevon 31-35, F 15 Responses Jun 23

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    Anybody want their socked feet worshipped?
    houiu houiu 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    Misguided Quest Who would've thought I could change the world? What about the parrot? Yes, I admit it-the world we now live in is my fault...though the parrot isn't without blame...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 22

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    Misguided Quest Who would've thought I could change the world? What about the parrot? Yes, I admit it-the world we now live in is my fault...though the parrot isn't without blame...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 22

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    Misguided Quest Who would've thought I could change the world? What about the parrot? Yes, I admit it-the world we now live in is my fault...though the parrot isn't without blame...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 22

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    Misguided Quest Who would've thought I could change the world? What about the parrot? Yes, I admit it-the world we now live in is my fault...though the parrot isn't without blame...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 22

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    Misguided Quest Who would've thought I could change the world? What about the parrot? Yes, I admit it-the world we now live in is my fault...though the parrot isn't without blame...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 22

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    I like loudspeaker's, especially how they are linked to how human's can make sound with their own voice just like loudspeaker's can make sound with their voice coils. Babies cry...
    Delphi111 Delphi111 13-15, M Jun 22

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    (Cancer Patient, March 17, 2012) Cancer patient? Yea, he has poor breathing and he sounds like he is gasping for air, sharply. He's gaunt and very frail. He breaths heavily and his...
    rememberaday2000 rememberaday2000 22-25 1 Response Jun 21

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    NOT ALL POEMS RHYME! It isn't that you stopped loving her. It's that, suddenly, when you kissed her, it was more like kissing memories. It wasn't a change in the weather, but more...
    lovelyss lovelyss 22-25, F Jun 20

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    I love poetry, the emotion is brings etc.Every once in a while I will come across a piece of poetry that is just so real to me , it moves me to tears. Here is the latest one to...
    RafaReu RafaReu 22-25, M Jun 19

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    I wrote this while my parents were arguing with one another. I really didn't want to post it cause I think it sucks but I haven't posted a poem in awhile so why not? Lol: "Kevin...
    BornInTheWrongEra72 BornInTheWrongEra72 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    I hope you like my poem. The Beast and The Flower from the sin saga Flower Part: Red Like Rose's Blue Like Tear's I will never leave you behind Honor and glory I will never...
    Chey13 Chey13 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I push, and I push but the tears don't come out. It's like my tear ducts are under a drought. With nothing to really cry about. I sit here and I wonder how, How I am still...
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F Jun 19

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    I have trouble concentrating but even if I didn't some of the books aimed at adults are so big/fat I'm put off by them. Also many books for adults have death/violence or something...
    stargirl58 stargirl58 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    I love this. We're so lucky to experience those moments. They can be so very wonderful.I recently discovered r.m. drake, and I like so much of his poetry.
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    Currently working on my Kanji.........I don't see what's so bad about it? Everyone's like: NOOOOOOOOOOOO KANJIIIIII!!!!!!!!ITS THE END OF THE WOOOOORRLLLLLLD!!!! Like seriously, it...
    KenmaXhan KenmaXhan 13-15, T 1 Response Jun 16

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    My next artistic creation is through poetry and writing, it is the best way to reflect on your past and to reflect the pain in life you may be living, flowing onto the paper like...
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F Jun 16

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