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Le papillon s'est envolé

Language: French (Français)

Le papillon s'est envolé,
La fleur se balance avec grâce.
Ma belle où voyez-vous la trace,
La trace de l'amant ailé ?
Ah ! Le papillon s'est envolé !

Le flot est rapide et changeant,
Toujours sillonnant l'eau profonde.
La barque passe, et toujours l'onde 
Efface le sillon d'argent.

Le papillon, c'est votre amour.
La fleur et l'onde, c'est votre âme
Que rien n'émeut, que rien n'entame,
Où rien ne reste plus d'un jour.
Le papillon, c'est votre amour.

Ma belle où voyez-vous la trace,
La trace de l'amant ailé ?
La fleur se balance avec grâce...
Le papillon s'est envolé !

Translation(s): ENG

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Faith J. Cormier) , copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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