by Charles Koechlin (1867 - 1950)
Translation © by Marian Nelson

M'a dit Amour
Language: French (Français) 
Available translation(s): ENG
M'a dit Amour: garde de te prendre à tes filets, la Belle, 
M'a dit Amour,
Belle, garde toi, garde toi de tomber dans ton piège...

M'a dit Amour: garde que la fléche ne se tourne vers toi,
Belle, m'a dit Amour,
Garde-toi de toi-même.

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  • ENG English (Marian Nelson) , "Love said to me", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2010-04-03
Line count: 6
Word count: 44

Love said to me
Language: English  after the French (Français) 
Love said to me: take care not to be caught in your own web, pretty one,
Love said to me,
Pretty one, take care not to fall into your own trap…

Love said to me: take care that love’s arrow doesn’t come back to you
Pretty one, Love said to me,
Beware of yourself

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This text was added to the website: 2014-02-25
Line count: 6
Word count: 54