by Wilhelm Albert Włodzimierz Apolinary Kostrowicki (1880 - 1918), as Guillaume Apollinaire

L'Éléphant
Language: French (Français) 
Comme un éléphant son ivoire, 
J'ai en bouche un bien précieux. 
Pourpre mort!.. J'achète ma gloire 
Au prix des mots mélodieux.

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