Charles Baudelaire

(9 April 1821 – 31 August 1867 / Paris)

Get Drunk - Poem by Charles Baudelaire

Always be drunk.
That's it!
The great imperative!
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Comments about Get Drunk by Charles Baudelaire

  • Gold Star - 45,623 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (12/30/2014 8:30:00 AM)

    Always drunk a nice and great poetry from the great poet. In fact idling mind and killing time is waste of human life and it is wonderful presentation and thinking in the poem and so likes. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie David Jaros (5/31/2013 11:06:00 PM)

    My favorite poem. Beautiful words to live by. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Brianna Burkholder (9/30/2009 2:38:00 PM)

    What a raw, simple, yet so lovely notion! Ah, but Charles! There is beauty in soberiety aswell haha (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jay Spence (3/4/2007 11:52:00 AM)

    'Get drunk!
    Stay drunk!
    On wine, virtue, poetry, whatever! '

    I love that.

    And to 'Amber Zenisek', I'm sorry about your situation, but I doubt that was the point Baudelaire was trying to make. And you can't blame your father for your or your brother's behavior. As worthless as your father may be, the only person who can make your life better is you. That was a tough lesson for me to learn, so I wish you the best of luck. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Ashley Hawkes (10/5/2006 9:23:00 PM)

    This is poetry to live by. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michelle Powley (4/12/2005 1:51:00 PM)

    I am using this poem 'get Drunk' by Charles Baudelaire for my french project!
    it seems really cool and i like the style of writing that is used. If you know more about this poem feel free to e-mail me and tell me more about it. E-mail me at Please huury up though because my project is due on Monday April 18th. Thanks Michelle (Report) Reply

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