Arthur Rimbaud

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

Eternity - Poem by Arthur Rimbaud

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It has been found again.
What ? - Eternity.
It is the sea fled away
With the sun.

Sentinel soul,
Let us whisper the confession
Of the night full of nothingness
And the day on fire.

From human approbation,
From common urges
You diverge here
And fly off as you may.

Since from you alone,
Satiny embers,
Duty breathes
Without anyone saying : at last.
Here is no hope,
No orietur.
Knowledge and fortitude,
Torture is certain.

It has been found again.
What ? - Eternity.
It is the sea fled away
With the sun.


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 3, 2010



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