By Guillaume Apollinaire

En 1913, Apollinaire publie Alcools, son ultimate recueil. qui rassemble quinze ans de poésie. S'il est alors influencé par un symbolisme sur le déclin, il s'en démarque par d'audacieuses ideas : l. a. ponctuation disparaît et des innovations récentes, comme l'avion ou l'automobile, font leur entrée en poésie. Mais Alcools est aussi une oeuvre contrastée, où l. a. journey Eiffel et le pont Mirabeau côtoient des champs de colchiques et des forêts légendaires, où l'agitation du progrès se mêle aux motifs consacrés de l'amour perdu et du temps qui passe. Tantôt clairs comme le son des cloches rhénanes, tantôt sombres comme les geôles de l. a. felony de l. a. Santé, ces poèmes ouvrent l. a. voie à un nouveau lyrisme. Partagés entre culture et modernité, ils reflètent l. a. créativité bouillonnante d'une époque sur le element de basculer dans le chaos de los angeles Grande Guerre.

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58 Home Medical Dictionary This is not so much a dictionary as it is an atlas for the old, in which they pore over the pink and gray maps of the body, hoping to find that wayside junction where a pain-rutted road intersects with the highway of answers, and where the slow river of fear that achingly meanders from organ to organ is finally channeled and dammed. 59 In the Hall of Bones Here we store the reassembled scaffolding, the split, bleached uprights, the knobby corner locks and braces that held up the mastodon’s bag of wet leaves and the ivory forklift of its head.

Years later, wherever we’ve gone, whatever we’ve come to, our ignorance spoils the creamed corn. 34 Flow Blue China No real flowers would give of themselves as these do, the soft tips of their petals easing out under the painted gold borders, then bleeding into puffs of blue, and the aunt who in her old age gave me these cups and saucers, the plates, bread plates and platters, the gravy boat, and the big covered bowl that for seventy years she brought to her table heaped high with buttercup potatoes, she too, like one of these soft blue flowers, has slipped beyond the thin line at the edge.

On the bright side of their tent they look like a ragged hole, they look like oily cannon rags or a heap of old harness. Beyond, mules graze on light, and canvas-topped wagons loom bright as sails, so airy you would think they were empty. Perhaps they are, perhaps these five black men have taken on all of the load, the powder kegs, the bags of potatoes, the canisters of lead, so dark, so heavy is their sleep (with one man left awake to smoke his pipe and watch). 48 3. prisoners from the front Three Confederate soldiers awaiting their disposition by a Union general The youngest captive wears full butternut regalia, is handsome with long red hair, his field cap cocked, one hand on his hip, a man not ready to be immortalized under yellowing varnish.

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