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Language: French (Français)

D'autres femmes m'ont pris son regard, sa pensé!
Comme dans l'eau courante
Une image effacée,
Rien n'est resté de moi dans son rêve oublieux!
Si je frappe à sa porte, il dira, l'infidèle:
"Quelle est cette étrangère et pourquoi pleure-t-elle?"
Il n'aura reconnu ni mes pleurs ni mes yeux!

Mais je suivrai toujours celui qui m'abandonne;
Sa trahison n'est rien puisque je la pardonne;
S'il faut mourir par lui je bénis le tombeau.
Et s'il vole toujours à quelque amour nouvelle,
Je ne demande rien sinon que l'infidèle
M'ait oubliée assez pour m'aimer de nouveau!

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 between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:41

Line count: 13
Word count: 95

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