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Une lueur au ciel est mauve comme un col

Language: French (Français)

Une lueur au ciel est mauve comme un col 
De tourterelle lasse et presque inanimée ;
De lourds lilas s’emplit la vallée embrumée,
El les chauves-souris ont commencé leur vol ;

Dans la forêt muette où chante un rossignol,
Le crépuscule exhale une haleine embaumée ;
La rosée a semé de perles la ramée :
Les feuilles dans les airs, et les fleurs sur le sol,

Et les mousses autour des trones, dans l’ombre brune 
Scintillent d’une étrange et claire broderie,
Où ruisselle l’étrange et claire rêverie 

De l’oiseau qui toujours redit son infortune. 
Viens, pour parer le bois de toute sa féerie,
Y montrer tes yeux bleus dans des rayons de lune.

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Auguste Angellier, À l’amie perdue, Paris, Librairie Hachette et Cie, 1920, page 27.

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)

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