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Je me suis plaint aux tourterelles

Language: French (Fran├žais)

Je me suis plaint aux tourterelles
Les tourterelles ont gémit.
Et la caresse de leurs ailes
m'a consolé comme un ami

J'ai conté ma douleur au chêne
Le chêne au coeur dur, fut touché.
Les cyprès ont compris ma peine
et vers moi leur front s'est penché

Le zéphyr, effleurant mon âme,
Bien tristement a murmuré :
Mais qui m'a guéri... c'est la femme
Quand je pleurait, elle a pleuré.

Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Jean-Pierre Granger


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

  • ENG English (Jean-Pierre Granger) , title 1: "I complained to the turtle doves", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2010-10-21.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:03
Line count: 12
Word count: 70

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