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Our works live far from us in their orchards of lightning.
Chronique IV

Poetry Prose

Saint-John Perse’s complete works were published in the prestigious Pléiade edition in 1972. He edited the volume himself to include his autobiography, speeches, tributes and more than 350 letters to over 40 correspondents. The volume ends with notes and a bibliography. A revised edition in 1982 includes two final poems, Nocturne and Drought.