Paul Verlaine

Paul Verlaine was a French Symbolist poet who was also part of the Decadent movement. He died in 1896 at the age of 51. His poetry is known for its unique vision and Decadent style. He described poetry as something that should be a “happy occurrence.” Read more of Paul Verlaine’s Biography.

Last Hope

‘Last Hope’ by Paul Verlaine describes the love which exists between two people and how that love might be a way for the speaker to survive. 

Tears Fall in My Heart

‘Tears Fall in My Heart’ by Paul Verlaine describes the emotional condition of a speaker who does not understand why he is feeling unhappy. 

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