Jules Laforgue

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Jules Laforgue Montevideo, 16 August 1860 – Paris, 20 August 1887) was an innovative French poet, often referred to as a Symbolist poet. Critics and commentators have also pointed to Impressionism as a direct influence and his poetry has been called "part-symbolist, part-impressionist".

His parents, Charles-Benoît Laforgue and Pauline Lacollay, ...
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October's Little Miseries
Every October I start to get upset.
The factories' hundred throats blow smoke to the sky.
The pullets are getting fat
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For the Book of Love
I MAY be dead tomorrow, uncaressed.
My lips have never touched a woman's, none
Has given me in a look her soul, not one
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3.
The Song of a Little Boy With a Hypertrophied Heart
MY mammy, says the Doctor,
Died because something shocked her,
Tra-la-la-la!
My poor mamma.
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4.
The Dirge of the Poet's Fetus
BLASÉ do I say! Have done!
Forward, and tear these roots that glue like night,
Through mamma, love of albumen, to the light,
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11 November 2014
What a day-to-day affair life is.

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