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Le colibri

Language: French (Français)

Quand du zéphyr
l’haleine est chaude,
rubis, saphir,
verte émeraude,
le colibri
dans le calice
des fleurs se glisse,
c’est son abri.

Où donc est-il,
cet oiseau frêle?
Pas de babil
qui le révèle.
Au moindre bruit
on le découvre,
la fleur s’entr’ouvre,
l’oiseau s’enfuit.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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)


Text added to the website: 2018-05-31.
Last modified: 2018-05-31 21:19:12
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