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Psyché

Language: French (Français)

Psyché ! La lampe est morte; éveille-toi. 
Le jour te considère 
avec des yeux noyés d'amour,
et le désir nouveau de te servir encore.
Le miroir, confident de ton visage en pleurs,
reflète, ce matin, lac pur parmi des fleurs,
Un ciel laiteux ainsi qu'une éternelle aurore.
Midi s'approche et danse, 
ivre sur ses pieds d'or.
Tends-lui les bras, sèche tes pleurs ;
dans un essor abandonne, Psyché, 
la langueur de ta couche.
L'oiseau chant au sommet de l'arbre, 
le soleil sourit d'aise 
en voyant l'universel éveil,
et le Printemps s'étire, 
une rose à la bouche.


Translation(s): ENG FIN

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Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Psyche", copyright © 2012
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , "Psykhe", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2008-07-25.
Last modified: 2017-09-11 16:52:48
Line count: 17
Word count: 96

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