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Il pleut, il pleut, bergère

Language: French (Français)

Il pleut, il pleut, bergère,
Tout là-haut, tout là-bas.
La pluie est si légère
Que l’on ne l’entend pas.

Il pleut ! Cela traverse
Tout le ciel et s’enfuit.
Il pleut ! C’est une averse
D’étoiles dans la nuit.

Il pleut ! Il pleut ! Peut-être
Au firmament qui dort
Un soleil vient de naître
Comme un papillon d’or.

Il pleut ! Ces étincelles
Pour nous font flamboyer
La poudre de ses ailes
Qu’il vient de déployer.

Il pleut, il pleut, mon ange !
Courons là-bas ! Je veux
De cette poudre étrange
Poudrer tes blonds cheveux.

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Les caresses, Nouvelle Édition, Paris, G. Charpentier, [no date], pages 36-37.

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: 2015-03-28 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2016-01-12 17:41:42

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