Charles Baudelaire

(9 April 1821 – 31 August 1867 / Paris)

Charles Baudelaire Poems

1. The Soul Of Wine 9/7/2015
2. Gloomy Madrigal 10/27/2015
3. TO A BROWN BEGGAR-MAID 1/14/2016
4. The sky 4/27/2015
5. The Eyes Of Beauty 4/7/2016
6. The living flame 4/12/2016
7. Destruction 3/29/2016
8. Sonnet Of Autumn 12/2/2014
9. The Sadness Of The Moon 2/2/2015
10. Le Léthé (Lethe) 3/31/2010
11. The Solitary’s Wine 3/31/2010
12. Letter To Sainte-Beuve 3/31/2010
13. Semper Eadem (Ever The Same) 3/31/2010
14. Réversibilité (Reversability) 3/31/2010
15. The Warner 3/31/2010
16. Le Guignon (Ill-Starred) 3/31/2010
17. The Ransom 3/31/2010
18. Le Mauvais Moine (The Bad Monk) 3/31/2010
19. La Béatrice 3/31/2010
20. The Lid 3/31/2010
21. La Pipe (The Pipe) 3/31/2010
22. Tristesses De La Lune (Sorrows Of The Moon) 3/31/2010
23. Le Flambeau Vivant (The Living Torch) 3/31/2010
24. Sisina 3/31/2010
25. Remords Posthume (Posthumous Remorse) 3/31/2010
26. Le Cygne (The Swan) 3/31/2010
27. La Servante Au Grand Coeur Dont Vous Étiez Jalouse (The Great-Hearted Servant Of Whom You Were Jealous) 3/31/2010
28. On Tasso In Prison (Eugène Delacroix’s Painting) 3/31/2010
29. Je Te Donne Ces Vers Afin Que Si Mon Nom (I Give You These Verses So That If My Name) 3/31/2010
30. Les Phares (The Beacons) 3/31/2010
31. Une Gravure Fantastique (A Fantastic Engraving) 3/31/2010
32. Le Flacon (The Perfume Flask) 3/31/2010
33. La Cloche Fêlée (The Cracked Bell) 3/31/2010
34. The Moon, Offended 3/31/2010
35. La Chevelure (Her Hair) 3/31/2010
36. La Muse Vénale (The Venal Muse) 3/31/2010
37. La Serpent Qui Danse (The Dancing Serpent) 3/31/2010
38. Moesta Et Errabunda (Grieving And Wandering) 3/31/2010
39. Tout Entière (All Of Her) 3/31/2010
40. N'Est Ce Pas Qu'Il Est Doux-In (Is It Not Pleasant) 3/31/2010
Best Poem of Charles Baudelaire

Be Drunk

You have to be always drunk. That's all there is to it--it's the
only way. So as not to feel the horrible burden of time that breaks
your back and bends you to the earth, you have to be continually
drunk.
But on what?Wine, poetry or virtue, as you wish. But be
drunk.
And if sometimes, on the steps of a palace or the green grass of
a ditch, in the mournful solitude of your room, you wake again,
drunkenness already diminishing or gone, ask the wind, the wave,
the star, the bird, the clock, everything that is flying, everything
that is groaning, everything ...

Read the full of Be Drunk

Get Drunk

Always be drunk.
That's it!
The great imperative!
In order not to feel
Time's horrid fardel
bruise your shoulders,
grinding you into the earth,
Get drunk and stay that way.
On what?

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