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Horloge, tais‑toi !

Language: French (Français)

Paisible, dos au mur, se tient l’horloge…
   Tic…tac…tic…tac !
Je deteste son bruit, il me tourment…
   Tic…tac…tic…tac !
il me rappelle que le temps s’écoule…
   Tic…tac…tic…tac !
Et que, pauvre de moi, quoi que je fasse…
   Tic, tac, tic, tac !
il faudra bien, un jour, que je trépasse…
   Tic, tac, tic, tac !
ah ! ce tic-tac incessant m’insupporte !
   Tac, tic, tac, tic !
Oh, bon dieu, silence, horloge, tais-toi !
   Tic et tac et tac et tic !
ne m’entends-tu pas, horloge ? Tais-toi !
   Toc, toc, tac et toc, tic, tac, toc !
shhh ! shhhhh !
   Tac et toc, tac, toc !
shhh ! shhh ! shhh !
   Tac tac-tic…
shhh ! shhh ! shhhhh !
   … C’est du toc
Taisez-vous, aiguilles ! Tais-toi, horloge !
   T’es qui toi ? T’as ton ticket ?
   Qui t’as piqué ? T’es tout toqué ! Tac, tic,
   Tic et tac, tac et tic, tac !
sh ! sh ! silence ! Je veux le silence !
   Tac et toc, tic et tac et tac et tic
sh ! sh ! je déteste son bruit, il me 
   Tac, tic, tac et tic ! toc, toc, tic et tac ! Qui
Tourmente… il me rappelle que le temps 
   t’as piqué ? t’as ton ticket ? tac, tac ! T’es
s’écoule… sh ! sh ! ne m’entends-tu pas, 
   qui toi ? Tac et tic et…Ta tac…tique, c’est
horloge ? Tais-toi ! Taisez-vous, 
   du toc ! Toc et tic et tac toc ! Toc et tac et
aiguilles ! Tais-toi, horloge ! Taisez-vous, 
   toc et tic, tac, toc, tac, toc, tac et tic ? Tac
Taisez-vous, taisez-vous ! shhhhhh ! 
   et toc, tic et toc, tac et tic, tac, toc, Toc,
   Toc, tac et tic ? Tac et toc et tac, toc !
horloge ! Tais-toi, horloge ! Tais-toi !
   Tic…tac…tic…tac !

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)

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