by Francis Jammes (1868 - 1938)

Language: French (Français) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Frêle petite fille O rose dans la fange
Du cirque piétinée avant que de t'ouvrir
Dieu ne t'avait-il pas faite à l'image des anges
Et pour que le printemps parfumât tes soupirs.


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  • ENG English (Korin Kormick) , title 1: "Columbine", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 32