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The Dance of Death

Carrying bouquet, and handkerchief, and gloves,Proud of her height as when she lived, she moves

With all the careless and high-stepping grace,

And the extravagant courtesan’s thin face. 470 altre parole

Poetry

Outwit Methods for Spleen

“Spleen” is a poem by Baudelaire, French poet :

Spleen

When the low, heavy sky weighs like a lid
On the groaning spirit, victim of long ennui, …

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Poetry in Prose

Always be a poet, even in prose.

Charles Baudelaire

Photography

Beau Brummell: The Dandy as Social Revolutionary

On the 7th of June 1778, the most famous dandy in Regency England Beau Brummell was born in Downing Street, London. Despite his middleclass background, he studied at Eton and Oxford, where he quickly gained popularity among his school friends and tutors, always challenging the official dress codes with his reinvented looks. 976 altre parole

History

Decadent Poetry in the Face of Destruction

Bad news: I’ve been permanenlty priced and Brexited out of London, and the “big cities” on my blog title is no longer accurate to my living situation. 509 altre parole

Death

ΕΠΙΛΟΓΕΣ ΑΠΟ ΤΑ ΑΝΘΗ ΤΟΥ ΚΑΚΟΥ ΤΟΥ ΣΑΡΛ ΜΠΩΝΤΛΑΙΡ (CHARLES BAUDELAIRE)

Τα Άνθη του Κακού (πρωτότυπος τίτλος στα γαλλικα Les Fleurs du Mal) είναι συλλογή ποιημάτων του Σαρλ Μπωντλαίρ. Πρωτοκυκλοφόρησε σε τρεις διαφορετικές εκδόσεις μεταξύ 1857 και 1868. 12 altre parole

Les chevelures

Je les croise au hasard des ruelles étroites

Des traboules qui m’appellent à la promenade,
Gorgées de soleil de printemps ou encor moites
D’un bain apaisant; parfumées ou parfois fades. 66 altre parole

Poésie