A song for Easter Sunday : Patti Smith

From the album Easter, the song Easter.  The lyrics were inspired by Rimbaud‘s first communion, Easter Sunday 1866 – Frederick was a  brother, Vitalie and Isabelle  his sisters.  When the album was first released (1978) it came with a sleeve insert featuring the following photograph of Rimbaud at his first communion (which I cut out and stuck on my wall, because, I’m afraid, that’s the kind of teenager I was).   

Rimbaud at his first communion

 And the song …

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