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Two poems about cats by Charles Baudelaire

Cats choose, like them, to sit, and like them, shudder. They search for silence and the shadowings of dread;. Hell well might harness them as horses for the dead,. If it could bend their native proudness in compliance. In reverie they emulate the noble mood. Of giant sphinxes stretched in...
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Sacramento Bee

Don’t miss: ‘The Flowers of Evil,’ by Charles Baudelaire, translated by Aaron Poochigian

——— If translation sounds like a dusty occupation, you don't know the fearless work of Aaron Poochigian. This onetime Minnesotan spilled blood at the Guthrie Theater in 2020 with his visceral, contemporary version of an ancient Greek classic: Euripides' "The Bacchae." Now, with a bold new translation of Charles Baudelaire's "The Flowers of Evil," Poochigian takes up the biggest gauntlet in modern French literature — and succeeds.
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Don't miss: 'The Flowers of Evil,' by Charles Baudelaire, translated by Aaron Poochigian

If translation sounds like a dusty occupation, you don't know the fearless work of Aaron Poochigian. This onetime Minnesotan spilled blood at the Guthrie Theater in 2020 with his visceral, contemporary version of an ancient Greek classic: Euripides' "The Bacchae." Now, with a bold new translation of Charles Baudelaire's "The Flowers of Evil," Poochigian takes up the biggest gauntlet in modern French literature — and succeeds.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN
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Victoria Advocate

Bible verse - Isaiah Isa.5:12-13; quote by Charles Baudelaire

Isaiah Isa.5:12-13 The insatiable thirst for everything which lies beyond, and which life reveals, is the most living proof of our immortality. Charles Pierre Baudelaire (1821-1867) was a French poet who also produced notable work as an essayist and art critic. His poems exhibit mastery in the handling of rhyme and rhythm, contain an exoticism inherited from Romantics, but are based on observations of real life.