Charles Baudelaire

1821 - 1847

Author of “Les Fleurs du Mal” (“Flowers of Evil”), trail-blazing and supremely accomplished French poet of the nineteenth century and translator of Edgar Allen Poe, drawing his inspiration mainly from real life, especially the life of Paris, at a time of rapid and enormous physical, economic, social and technological change.

Poetry by Charles Baudelaire

  1. Le cygne (The Swan)