Rimbaud, Arthur - One fine morning, in a land of very decent people
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Arthur Rimbaud – from Rimbaud Complete [translated by Wyatt Mason]
One fine morning, in a land of very decent people, a gorgeous man and woman were shouting in the town square.
‘Friends I want her to be queen!’
‘I want to be queen!’ she laughed and trembled.
He spoke to his friends of revelation, of an ordeal undergone. They swooned, one against the other.
And so they ruled all morning, as crimson curtains blazed from windows, and then all afternoon, as they strolled the palm gardens