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Rondel chinois

Language: French (Fran├žais)

Sur le lac bordé d'azalée
De nénuphar et de bambou
Passe une jonque d'acajou
A la pointe effilée.

Une Chinoise dort voilée
D'un flot de crèpe jusqu'au cou.
Sur le lac bordé d'azalée,
De nénuphar et de bambou.

Sous sa véranda dentelée
Un mandarin se tient debout
Fixant de ses yeux de hibou
La dame qui passe isolée
Sur le lac bordé d'azalée.

Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Peter Low [Guest Editor]


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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Peter Low) , title 1: "Rondel on a Chinese scene", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2010-04-03.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:37
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Word count: 63

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