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Andre Breton Poems

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by Breton, Andre
 (Translated from the French by Edouard Rodti)

My wife with the hair of a wood fire
With the thoughts of heat lightning
With the waist of an hourglass
With the waist of an...Read More

by Breton, Andre
 Less time than it takes to say it, less tears than it takes to die; I've taken account of everything,
there you have it. I've made a census of the...Read More

by Breton, Andre
 There are many cumbersome ways to kill a man.
You can make him carry a plank of wood
to the top of a hill and nail him to it. To do...Read More

by Breton, Andre
 Always for the first time
Hardly do I know you by sight
You return at some hour of the night to a house at an angle to my window
A wholly imaginary...Read More

by Breton, Andre
 Je connais le d?sespoir dans ses grandes lignes. Le d?sespoir n'a pas d'ailes, il ne
se tient pas n?cessairement ? une table desservie sur une terrasse, le soir, au bord...Read More