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Rose de lumière, un mur qui s'effrite

Language: French (Français)

Rose de lumière, un mur qui s'effrite, --
mais, sur la pente de la colline
cette [fleur]1 qui, haute hésite
dans son geste de Proserpine. 

Beaucoup d’ombre entre sans doute 
dans la sève de cette vigne ; 
et ce trop de clarté qui trépigne 
au-dessus d’elle, trompe la route.


Translation(s): ENG GER

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1 Milhaud: "fêlure"

Submitted by Grant Hicks and Ivo Zandhuis

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Grant Hicks) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2004-12-11.
Last modified: 2016-07-09 17:58:17
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