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Arthur Rimbaud Documentary

Arthur Rimbaud is brought to life with drawings and pictures of his times with a new documentary. The enfant terrible is given justice as his poems are read by Joan Baez with the accompaniment of music in an attempt to present a visual of Arthur Rimbaud’s life. The much-fabled poet’s life is shrouded in mystery and legend. Most of it marred in tragedy and misery. His poetry transcends time as his youthful angst speaks to every generation screaming to be heard. He has seen the darkness of the soul and turned it into a visual macabre dance of words.

Bob Dylan’s “Tarantula,” as read by actor Will Patton

Bob Dylan’s “Tarantula,” as read by actor Will Patton

The music of Bob Dylan has always been poetic. Bob dabbed in actual poetry with his infamous 1971 Tarantula book of prose. Critics did not respond in kind throughout the years.

Tarantula is more of a tribute to Arthur Rimbaud’s prose style. Will Patton breathes new life into this body of work as he reads the lesser-known work of Bob Dylan.

The 100 Greatest Writers Of All Time

There is no list of the top 100 greatest of anything that will satisfy all.  Here is yet another attempt at assembling the greatest 100 writers of all time by thisrecording.  The sequence of order might offend bibliophiles but a concentration of important writers made this comprehensive list. 100. Joseph Conrad99. Honoré de Balzac98. Czeslaw…

Tiger Batman

Jack Teagle’s Tiger Batman. I could not help to think of William Blake. I will indulge anyway, my wine sipping poetry college teacher would be proud. His name eludes me. He had this giant Arthur Rimbaud poster hanging over a crowded closet like office that nested 3 to 4 professors. This post is an ode…

Patti Smith in Dream of Life

Patti Smith is not a household name as is French poet Arthur Rimbaud, her idol. Considered a rock icon, she beats to her own drum without any Billboard attainment in the top 10. The closest she got was with “Because the Night”, which was co-written with Bruce Springsteen and reached number 13. You might not…

Politician or Assassin

I think, in these days, especially in the States, you have to be a politician or an assassin or something, to really be a superstar.-Jim Morrison “He saw that science had become as great a hoax as religion, that nationalism was a farce, patriotism a fraud, education a form of leprosy, and that morals were…