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Celui qui doit mourir ce soir dans les...

Language: French (Français)

Celui qui doit mourir ce soir dans les tranchées 
C'est un petit soldat dont l'oeil indolemment
Observe tout le jour aux créneaux de ciment 
Les Gloires qui de nuit y furent accrochées
Celui qui doit mourir ce soir dans les tranchées 
C'est un petit soldat mon frère et mon amant

Et puisqu'il doit mourir je veux me faire belle
Je veux de mes seins nus allumer les flambeaux 
Je veux de mes grands yeux fondre l'étang qui gèle
Et mes hanches je veux qu'elles soient des tombeaux
Car puisqu'il doit mourir je veux me faire belle 
Dans l'inceste et la mort ces deux gestes si beaux 

Les vaches du couchant meuglent toutes leurs roses 
L'aile de l'oiseau bleu m'évente doucement 
C'est l'heure de l Amour aux ardentes névroses 
C'est l'heure de la Mort et du demier serment
Celui qui doit périr comme meurent les roses
C'est un petit soldat mon frère et mon amant


Translation(s): CAT ENG RUS

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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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "En guàrdia", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Salvador Pila) , "On guard", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2016-12-19 12:22:43

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Word count: 154

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Начеку

Language: Russian (Русский) after the French (Français)

В траншее он умрет до наступленья ночи.
Мой маленький солдат, чей утомленный взгляд
Из-за укрытия следил все дни подряд
За славой, что взлететь уже не хочет.
Сегодня он умрет до наступленья ночи.
Мой маленький солдат, любовник мой и брат.

И вот поэтому хочу я стать красивой.
Пусть ярким факелом грудь у меня горит,
Пусть опалит мой взгляд заснеженные нивы.
Пусть поясом могил мой будет стан обвит.
В кровосмешении и смерти стать красивой
Хочу я для того, кто должен быть убит.

Закат коровою ревет, пылают розы.
И синей птицею мой зачарован взгляд.
То пробил час Любви, и час лихорадки грозной,
То пробил Смерти час, и нет пути назад.
Сегодня он умрет, как умирают розы,
Мой маленький солдат, любовник мой и брат.


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Text added to the website: 2007-12-01 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:31

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