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The Stars Wept Red – Arthur Rimbaud

January 18, 2009

The Stars Wept Red

The stars wept red at the heart of your ears,
The infinite rolled white at the nape of your back;
The sea beaded rose at your russet breasts,
And Man bled black at your sovereign thighs.

Translated – Dana Wilde

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One comment

  1. And Man bled black at your sovereign thighs

    Great line.

    Chris



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