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Désirs d'hiver

Language: French (Français)

Je pleure les lèvres fanées
Où les baisers ne sont pas nés
Et les désirs abandonnés
Sous les tristesses missonnées.

Toujours la pluie à l'horizon !
Toujours la neige sur les grèves,
Tandis qu'au seuil clos de mes rêves,
Des loups couchés sur le gazon

Observent en mon âme lasse
Les yeux ternis dans le passé,
Tout le sang autrefois versé
Des agneaux mourants sur la glace.

Seule la lune éclaire enfin
De sa tristesse monotone
Où gèle l'herbe de l'automne,
Mes désirs malades de faim.

Translation(s): POR

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First published in Parnasse de la Jeune Belgique, Paris, éd. L. Vanier, 1887, p. 220, and then in 1889 in Serres chaudes.

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Text added to the website: 2010-07-18 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2017-05-01 14:51:25
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