Crépite la nue et détonne. Les mamelles du gros orage sont des lilas. Tir de barrage de canons embaumant l’ozone. Prends garde, ouvrière, la foudre aime les machines à coudre.
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- by Jean Cocteau (1889 - 1963), "Orageux", written 1920, appears in Poésies 1917-1920, Paris, Éd. La Sirène, first published 1920 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- by Maxime Jacob (1906 - 1977), "Orageux", 1925, published 1926 [ high voice and piano ], from Six Poèmes de Jean Cocteau, no. 2, Éd. Jean Jobert [sung text checked 1 time]
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