The original French
"Default" translation
Translation by Louise Varése
Interpretation by Greg Baysans
Translation by Paul Schmidt
Translation by Christopher Mulrooney
Translation by Wallace Fowlie
(unknown, circa 1930s?)
Angelfire website, uncred.

H, by Arthur Rimbaud

This page is a comparison of various translations of the same poem, "H", by Arthur Rimbaud.

Louise Varése (in the introduction to Illuminations translations) quotes Valéry: "One does not finish a [translation], one abandons it." (

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Poet X