Obsession By Charles Baudelaire

Obsession Grands bois, vous m’effrayez comme des cathédrales; Vous hurlez comme l’orgue; et dans nos coeurs maudits, Chambres d’éternel deuil où vibrent …

Autumn By Charles Baudelaire

Autumn Soon we will plunge ourselves into cold shadows, And all of summer’s stunning afternoons will be gone. I already hear the …

Sisina By Charles Baudelaire

Sisina Imaginez Diane en galant équipage, Parcourant les forêts ou battant les halliers, Cheveux et gorge au vent, s’enivrant de tapage, Superbe …

Composure By Charles Baudelaire

Composure (The speaker addresses himself) Lighten up, you bitch, stop being so bitter. You lobbied for night. It falls. Right here. The …

The Game By Charles Baudelaire

The Game Old courtesans in washed-out armchairs, pale, eyebrows blacked, eyes ‘tender’, ‘fatal’, simpering still, and from their skinny ears loosing their …

Beacons By Charles Baudelaire

Beacons Reubens, river of forgetfulness, garden of sloth, Pillow of wet flesh that one cannot love, But where life throngs and seethes …

Ill-Starred By Charles Baudelaire

Ill-Starred To bear a weight that cannot be borne, Sisyphus, even you aren’t that strong, Although your heart cannot be torn Time …

Confession By Charles Baudelaire

Confession Une fois, une seule, aimable et douce femme, À mon bras votre bras poli S’appuya (sur le fond ténébreux de mon …

The Void By Charles Baudelaire

The Void Pascal had his Void that went with him day and night. – Alas! It’s all Abyss, – action, longing, dream, …