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Language: French (Français)

Je ne sais que sentir et je ne puis parler, 
Je demeure sans voix quand nous sommes ensemble, 
Mais tout mon cœur alors se voudrait envoler 
Et se mettre en tes mains, comme un oiseau qui tremble. 

— Oh ! ne nous parlons pas, mais ouvre-moi tes yeux ; 
Leur long baiser muet, je le saurai comprendre ; 
Ma tête sur tes seins, restons silencieux : 
Le silence des cœurs est leur voix la plus tendre. 

Laisse-moi t'adorer, et ne nous parlons pas, 
Et que j'écoute seule, adorable merveille, 
La musique d'amour que fait ainsi tout bas 
Ton cœur, ton cœur d'enfant battant sous mon oreille.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2014-06-05 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2016-12-06 10:26:11

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Word count: 106

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