Arthur Rimbaud Poems

Poems » arthur rimbaud

Arthur Rimbaud
Jean Nicolas Arthur Rimbaud (October 20, 1854 November 10, 1891) was a French poet, born in Charleville. His influence on modern literature, music and art has been enduring and pervasive. He produced his best known works while still in his late teens - Victor Hugo described him at the time as "an enfant Shakespeare" - and gave up creative writing altogether before he reached 21. He remained a prolific letter-writer all his life. Rimbaud was a restless soul, travelling extensively in three continents before his premature death from cancer less than a month after his 37th birthday.

Through blue summer nights I will pass along paths,
Pricked by wheat, trampling short grass:... [read poem]
Continue in Gil Scott-Heron »»»

Page 1 of 1