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The Obscene and Banned Poetry of Charles Baudelaire

Sex, blood and death can be found in the twisted works of poet Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867) and while some found these poems captivating, others felt that they were positively obscene. In the 1857 original edition of Flowers of Evil, the influential poet wrote two poems, “The Vampire” and “Metamorphoses of the Vampire.” These vampire poems…Continue readingThe Obscene and Banned Poetry of Charles Baudelaire