Via Avva (who adds a Russian translation), this comparison (at Mike Snider’s Formal Blog) of Baudelaire’s “Correspondances” (“La Nature est un temple où de vivants piliers…”) with English versions by Bly, Howard, and Wilbur. I must say I’m disappointed in Richard Wilbur, who’s one of my favorite formalist poets but who I think does a terrible job here (“fresh as a child’s caress”??).

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