Arthur Rimbaud

Arthur Rimbaud

About Arthur Rimbaud

Arthur Rimbaud was a famous french poet born in Charleville, Ardennes. He influenced modern literature and arts, inspired various musicians, and prefigured surrealism. He started writing poems at a very young age, while still in primary school, and stopped completely before he turned 21. He was mostly creative in his teens (17-20). His genius, its flowering, explosion and sudden extinction, still astonishes. Rimbaud was known to have been a libertine and a restless soul. He traveled extensively on three continents before his death from cancer just after his thirty-seventh birthday. This is a good list of his most great and best poems as a start. All poems below are translated from their original language to english.

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