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Le Mirliton d'Irène

Word count: 168

Song Cycle by Robert Desprechins

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1. Rosier [ sung text checked 1 time]

Language: French (Français)

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Afin que leur fantaisie
ne soit pas que du carton,
Rosier de la poésie,
Grimpe autour des mirlitons.


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2. Fruit [ sung text checked 1 time]

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Un lampion du dimanche,
S‘il est mûri par le vent
Peut mettre le feu aux branches;
II faut le cueillir avant.


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3. Chat [ sung text checked 1 time]

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le feu : jolis poissons rouges
Endormait le chat fermé
Si, par mégarde, je bouge
Le chat peut se transformer.
 
Il ne faut jamais que cesse
Le rouet des vielles tours ;
Car se changer en princesse
Est le moindre de ses tours.


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4. Vésuve [ sung text checked 1 time]

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Naples, ses tarentelles
Montrent son joli pied
Mais la belle en dentelles
Fume comme un troupier.


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5. Trouville [ sung text checked 1 time]

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L’océan, comme émeraude,
a certes quelques défauts;
mais la baigneuse nigaude
aime mieux les bijoux faux.


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6. Prise sur le fait [ sung text checked 1 time]

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Jeu de cartes ou éventail?
Elle triche. 


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7. Accordéon [ sung text checked 1 time]

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Accordéon, cheval de fiacre
Le dernier soupir arraché,
Tu meurs, en riant dans le nacre,
Sur les genoux de ton coucher.


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8. Minuit [ sung text checked 1 time]

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L'enfant dort. À Noël il fait semblant
(Jeune mère cela vous met à l'aise.)
À côté veille, assis sur la chaise,
Son ange gardien, ramoneur blanc.


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