Section 1: Introduction, To Arsene Houssaye & The Foreigner
• An introduction is given to provide background information about the poet.
• "To Arsène Houssaye" is a letter the poet wrote explaining his purpose for this collection.
• "The Foreigner" is a poem that reads like two people talking about the things they love.
• One voice in "The Foreigner" loves only the clouds, not family, friends, or money.
Section 2: The Old Woman's Despair, The Artist's Confiteor, A Joker & The Double Room
• In "The Old Woman's Despair", an old woman goes to visit a baby, but the baby cries making the woman feel old and useless.
• "The Artist's Confiteor" is about an artist who cannot capture the wholeness and beauty of nature.
• In "A Joker", a rich man cracks a joke at a donkey's expense.
• The narrator of "The Double Room" has a dream that removes him from his dreary life...
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