Uriah Hamilton


The Flower Of Evil - Poem by Uriah Hamilton

Thomas Wolfe wrote God's Lonely Man

and You Can't Go Home Again

before he ceased his sojourn on earth at age thirty-eight.



The Flower of Evil, Charles Baudelaire,

suffered from venereal disease

and was obsessed with a lesbian,

the painful realities of Paris.



Twice I made love to a girl

for whom I wanted to fall in love with

but I knew she wanted no part of it,

what choice did I have

but to let her slip through my hands?

Topic(s) of this poem: love


Comments about The Flower Of Evil by Uriah Hamilton

  • Chinedu Dike (11/21/2014 6:02:00 PM)

    Love that is not reciprocated or mutual is for sure a heavy distress in its bliss. A sad story in a lovely poem. Thanks for sharing. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report)Reply

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  • Mark Heathcote (10/6/2014 2:12:00 PM)

    Thanks for the read nice one. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 6, 2014

Poem Edited: Monday, November 21, 2016


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