Arthur Rimbaud

(20 October 1854 – 10 November 1891 / Charleville, Ardennes)

After The Flood - Poem by Arthur Rimbaud

As soon as the idea of the Deluge had subsided,
A hare stopped in the clover and swaying flowerbells,
and said a prayer to the rainbow,
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Comments about After The Flood by Arthur Rimbaud

  • Susan Williams (5/13/2017 4:01:00 PM)


    Ever after the moon heard jackals howling
    across the deserts of thyme,
    and eclogues in wooden shoes growling in the orchard.
    Then in the violet and budding forest,
    Eucharis told me it was spring. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Beautiful, isn't it? It is a type of poem that I do not normally read but this is incredibly lovely.
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  • (2/17/2014 10:26:00 PM)


    This beautiful, magical poem is, in English, beside the point. (Report) Reply








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