Quaint name, Ann street.
Width of same, ten feet.
Barnums mob - Ann street,
Far from obsolete.
Narrow, yes. Ann street,
But business, both feet.
(Nassau crosses Ann Street)
Sun just hits Ann street,
Then it quits - some greet!
Rather short, Ann street...
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First published in The New York Herald, 1921
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- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Ann Street", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Language: French (Français) after the English
Drôle de nom, Ann street,
Sa largeur, dix pieds.
Foule d'un cirque -- Ann street,
Loin d'être obsolète.
Étroite, oui. Ann street,
Mais affairée, des deux pieds,
(Nassau croise Ann street)
Le soleil vient frapper Ann street,
Puis la quitte -- certains se réjouissent !
Plutôt courte, Ann street...
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