Arthur Rimbaud

Arthur Rimbaud was born in Charleville, France in October of 1854. He is remembered today for his influence on the surrealist movement and modern literature more broadly. He started writing at a young age and spent much of his life restlessly exploring relationships and the arts. Read more about Arthur Rimbaud.

Historic Evening

by Arthur Rimbaud

‘Historic Evening’ is the poem number 32 or 36 in Les Illuminations, depending on the edition and is a prose poem consisting of paragraphs.

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