Two Poems

Oscar d'Artois



brideshead revisited

it is june
at the lake in germany
the ppl are dressed like it is 1969

legs dangle out of sailboats
everyone is sun drunk or
just drunk drunk

arcs of water bloom
from wet hair flips

WWIII is coming




did u kno

the smell
that we associate
with rainfall

comes from an oil released by
dehydrated plants
into the soil?

the name of it is


Oscar d’Artois is an American poet from Paris, France. He is the author of the poetry book Teen Surf Goth (Metatron, 2015) & the prose chapbook Ramen, a finalist for the 2016 Newfound Prose Prize. Visit for more info.