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Tu m'aimais

Language: French (Français)

Ah ! ne dis pas, ne dis jamais 
  Que tu m'aimais. 
Ce serait un mensonge encore.
Mes pauvres jours d'amour passés
  Savent assez
Mon chagrin que ton cœur ignore.
Mais à quoi sert de réveiller
  Et d'efeuiller
Ma belle jeunesse jolie ! 
Vieux souvenirs, rubans fanés 
  Partout traînés, 
Tâchez aussi qu'on vous oublie. 

Jamais je ne dirai, jamais, 
  Que je t'aimais 
Et que je veux souffrir encore, 
A toi de voir dans les frissons 
  De mes chansons 
Mon chagrin que ton cœur ignore.

Confirmed with Maurice Vaucaire, Le panier d'argenterie, Paris, Paul Ollendorff, 1895, pages 37-38.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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