The Road of Excess

…leads to the palace of homelessness. We’ve all had terrible house guests, but apparently Arthur Rimbaud was the worst:

He took to nude sunbathing just outside the house. He turned his room into a squalid den. He mutilated an heirloom crucifix. He was proud of the lice infesting his long mane and even pretended he was encouraging the vermin to jump on to passers-by.

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