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Arthur Rimbaud

Fall 2009

Les Effarés

By Arthur Rimbaud, translated by John Kinsella

Dark, in the mist and snow, At the great lighted basement window,    Their bums gathered round, Kneeling, five little ones—hopeless!— Study the baker making the dense    White bread They see […]

Fall 2005

Les Douaniers

By Arthur Rimbaud, translated by John Kinsella

Those who say, Jesus wept!, those who say, No fear! Soldiers, sailors, pensioned-off remnants of the Empire, Are nobodies, utter nobodies, before the Tariff Officers Who with broad strokes of […]