poet Victor Marie Hugo

Victor Marie Hugo

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A Sunset

I love the evenings, passionless and fair, I love the evens,
Whether old manor-fronts their ray with golden fulgence leavens,
In numerous leafage bosomed close;
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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (6/21/2017 1:23:00 PM)

    With love that has not speech for need!
    Beneath their solemn beauty is a mystery infinite:
    If winter hue them like a pall, or if the summer night
    Fantasy them starre brede.... love these lines. Beautiful poem shared. Thanks.

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  • Oilibheir Álain ChristieOilibheir Álain Christie (6/21/2017 12:12:00 PM)

    Once again, a fake !
    This is not Victor Hugo's text but a translation by Francis Thompson. And on top of that, somebody has thought wise to REWRITE Thompson's English with an American spelling.
    Soleils couchants (Sunsets) is the XXXVth chapter of Hugo's Les Feuilles d'Automne (published 1831)
    It consists of a series of six poems of different lengths, all written in 1828 on different dates.
    The poems are numbered I to VI. None of them has a title.
    This is poem I in the Francis Thompson translation. That means there are five that are missing.
    Once again, you've been incomplete and inaccurate.

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (6/21/2017 11:13:00 AM)

    With love! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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  • Anil Kumar PandaAnil Kumar Panda (6/21/2017 7:33:00 AM)

    Wonderful imagery. A very nice poem. Loved it.

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  • Kayode Are (6/21/2017 4:25:00 AM)

    Enthralling, musical, powerful words which conveys awe and wonder. A superb poem.

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  • Alexander JulianAlexander Julian (6/21/2017 2:46:00 AM)

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  • Bernard F. AsuncionBernard F. Asuncion (6/21/2017 12:41:00 AM)

    Reminds me of the song TILL THE SUNCOMES UP AGAIN... Thanks for posting....

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  • Margaret O DriscollMargaret O Driscoll (2/8/2016 4:46:00 AM)

    A riot of shapes and colours, wonderful

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