by René Chalupt (1885 - 1957)

L'Infidèle
Language: French (Français) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Ô Catherine Ivanowna,
Ô ma douce colombe,
Quitte ce vieux banquier qui n'a
Déjà qu'odeur de tombe.
On jase dans tout le district
De nos mains désunies.
Songe à mon cœur fidèle et strict,
À sa peine infinie.

First published in La Nouvelle Revue Française, nouvelle série, February 1, 1920 (7ème année, n°77).


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  • ENG English (Faith J. Cormier) , "The faithless one", copyright © 2002, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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