douglas scotney

Silver Star - 4,294 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

B: Xxviii: Baudelaire And The Vampire - Poem by douglas scotney

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Baudelaire:
By the sky of a just-set sun
I recalled an imperishable line:
'Je croyais respirer le parfum de ton sang'*
(May as well be 'breathing your blood') .

By the time it was dark
I was drinking your breath,
So arty with happiness,
Not even the sun itself,
Could equal
My creativeness
(Just-risen from the scent of love's blood) .

The Vampire:
Just-sent from the rise of blood love.




* XXXVI Le Balcon. Fleurs du Mal.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Check out Le Balcon, xxxvii The Possessed, xxxi The Vampire, and also The Metamorphoses of the Vampire

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 19, 2013

Poem Edited: Sunday, January 20, 2013


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