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Quand je l’embrasserai sous un treillis...

Language: French (Français)

Quand je l’embrasserai sous un treillis de roses,
Je veux que vous ayez notre premier baiser,
O chers yeux qui m’avez avoué tant de choses. 
Et mon âme sur vous montera l’épouser ;

Je veux que vous sentiez sur vos paupières closes 
Les prémices de ma tendresse se poser,
Sources de mon bonheur, clartés des jours moroses,
Dont l’émoi découvert me permit seul d’oser ;

Afin que vos regards, quand vous vous rouvrirez,
Reparaissent changés et déjà rassurés 
Par cet avant-coureur d"un long amour fidèle.

Il est juste, ô chers yeux, chers yeux tristes et doux,
Que sur vous, sur vous seuls, mon premier baiser scelle 
L’amour inespéré qui m’est venu par vous.

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Auguste Angellier, À l’amie perdue, Paris, Librairie Hachette et Cie, 1920, page 12.

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 18:15:17

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Word count: 113

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