Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Baudelaire et Nous

Today we rode the mist into the rain
which while it didn’t gain us Spring
obtained for us something
almost as mystical: a lavish strain

of Baudelaire turned into a refrain
which we intoned throughout the day:
Là, tout n'est qu'ordre et beauté,
Luxe, calme et volupté.


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