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Afternoon by Emile Verhaeren is a beautifully written collection of poetry that captures the essence of nature and the tranquility of the afternoon. Verhaeren's words paint vivid images of various landscapes and evoke a sense of peace and introspection.

The poems in this collection are rich in detail and sensory imagery, transporting the reader to serene and picturesque settings. Verhaeren's language is lyrical and evocative, engaging the reader's senses and emotions.

One of the standout features of Afternoon is Verhaeren's ability to capture the fleeting moments and moods of the afternoon. The poems explore themes of nature, solitude, and contemplation, inviting the reader to reflect on the beauty and transience of life.

Overall, Afternoon is a profound and moving collection of poetry that is sure to resonate with those who appreciate the beauty of the natural world and the moments of quiet introspection. Verhaeren's words are timeless and powerful, making this a must-read for poetry lovers everywhere.

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This is a volume of poetry by Belgian poet Émile Verhaeren, skillfully rendered into English verse by Charles Murphy. Although the English translation was published during World War I, the French original was published in 1905, and the topic of the poems is Verhaeren's love for his wife Marthe. - Summary by Carolin

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