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-- By BSE in Scotland on Fri, 5 Oct 2007 at 12:36.
Does anyone know where this quote (mentioned on this page) is from?
"When the poet's pain is soothed by a liquid jewel held in the sacred chalice, upon which rests the pierced spoon, the crystal sweetness, icy streams trickle down. The darkest forest melts into an open meadow. Waves of green seduce. Sanity surrendered, the soul spirals toward the murky depths, wherin lies the beautiful madness - absinthe."
Is it from one of Rimbaud' s letters?
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