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Nos yeux seuls ont été les muets...

Language: French (Français)

Nos yeux seuls ont été les muets interprètes
Du sentiment caché qui croissait dans nos cœurs. 
Les tiens m’ont révélé tes tristesses secrètes ;
J’ai su tes longs combats en devinant leurs pleurs, 

Et compris ta tendresse aux clartés inquiètes 
Dont se troublaient parfois leurs rêveuses douceurs ;
Et les miens t’ont redit les incertaines fêtes 
Dont mon âme était ivre en voyant tes pâleurs. 

Maintenant un amour grandissant se déroule 
Entre nous, sans avoir d’autre langage qu’eux. 
Quand nous nous rencontrons au milieu de la foule, 

Nos regards, se croisant, échangent des aveux, 
Comme à travers l’espace et par-dessus la houle, 
Des phares éloignés se parlent par leurs feux.

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Submitted by Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]


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: 2019-05-07 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2019-05-07 18:13:48

Line count: 14
Word count: 110

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