French poet Arthur Rimbaud....who wrote all of his greatest visionary poetry before age 19

Arthur Rimbaud - Poet - A volatile and peripatetic poet, the prodigy Arthur Rimbaud wrote all of his poetry in a span of less than five years.

Manuscript self portrait of Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891), by Sergio Albiac Portrait of the french poet using one of his manuscript poems. Generative calligraphic collage.

“manuscript self portrait of arthur rimbaud” by sergio albiac (thank you very much for the mention! “ Manuscript self portrait of Arthur Rimbaud by Sergio Albiac - Portrait.

From Rimbaud’s “Oraisons du soir” (“Evening Prayers”). The original, "Mille Rêves en moi font de douces brûlures; Puis par instants mon coeur triste est comme un aubier, Qu’ensanglante l’or jeune et sombre des coulures." Translated by Paul Schmidt, "A thousand Dreams within me softly burn: From time to time my heart is like some oak, Whose blood runs golden where a branch is torn."

A thousand dreams within me softly burn. - Arthur Rimbaud, noted french poet who was homosexual and who wrote most of his extraordinary work before the age of He was the lover of the symbolist poet Paul Verlaine on and off for several years

“Life is the farce we are all forced to endure.”  ― Arthur Rimbaud, Une Saison En Enfer les Illuminations: Et Autres Textes

“Life is the farce we are all forced to endure.” ― Arthur Rimbaud, Une Saison En Enfer les Illuminations: Et Autres Textes

J'écrivais des silences, des nuits, je notais l'inexprimable. Je fixais des vertiges. (Arthur Rimbaud - Une saison en enfer)

J'écrivais des silences, des nuits, je notais l'inexprimable. Je fixais des vertiges. (Arthur Rimbaud - Une saison en enfer)

Arthur Rimbaud, from "Deserts of Love (I)"

Arthur Rimbaud, from "Deserts of Love (I)" Melancholy and the infinite sadness

"The World thirsts for love: you will come and slake its thirst…" Arthur Rimbaud

"The World thirsts for love: you will come and slake its thirst…" Arthur Rimbaud- just one of those verses that makes me wish I knew French. Sure, you can translate it, but it often loses its meaning.

Arthur Rimbaud

Jean Nicolas Arthur Rimbaud 20 October 1854 – 10 November was a French poet born in Charleville, Ardennes.

Poet Arthur Rimbaud, not quite a decadent or symbolist but nevertheless closely associated with that tradition.

Poet Arthur Rimbaud, not quite a decadent or symbolist but nevertheless closely associated with that tradition.

ARTHUR RIMBAUD. ¡La hemos vuelto a hallar! ¿Qué? La Eternidad…. Es la mar mezclada con el sol. El barco ebrio [Poema: Texto completo.] Según iba bajando por Ríos impasibles, me sentí abandonado por los hombres que sirgan: Pieles Rojas gritones les habían flechado, tras clavarlos desnudos a postes de colores. Ver más...

ARTHUR RIMBAUD

Jean Nicolas Arthur Rimbaud or /ˈræmboʊ/; 20 October 1854 – 10 November was a French poet born in Charleville, Ardennes

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