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Тайные знаки

Language: Russian

Разгораются тайные знаки
На глухой, непробудной стене.
Золотые и красные маки
Надо мной тяготеют во сне.

Укрываюсь в ночные пещеры
И не помню суровых чудес.
На заре голубые химеры
Смотрят в зеркале ярких небес.

Убегаю в прошедшие миги,
Закрываю от страха глаза,
На листах холодеющей книги -
Золотая девичья коса.

Надо мной небосвод уже низок,
Чёрный сон тяготеет в груди.
Мой конец предначертанный близок,
И война, и пожар - впереди...



Translation(s): FRE ENG

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Authorship

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * FRE French (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Signes secrets", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ENG English (Anne Evans) , title 1: "Secret signs", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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Signes secrets

Language: French

Des signes secrets s'allument
sur un mur solide et sans
Des pavots dorés et rouges
Se penchent sur moi dans mon sommeil.

Je me cache dans les grottes de la nuit
et ne me souviens pas de l'austère merveille .
À l'aube, des chimères d'azur
regardent hors des miroirs de l'éther brillant.

Je m'enfuis des moments du passé
et ferme mes yeux de peur,
Sur les pages d'un livre qui devient plus froid
des boucles dorées d'une jeune fille.

Le ciel est déjà descendu sur moi,
un rêve noir couve dans mon cœur,
Ma fin prévue est proche,
devant sont la guerre et le feu.



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Authorship

    * Translation from Russian to French copyright © 2008 by Guy Laffaille <guy_laffaille (AT) orange (DOT) fr>, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. Please contact the copyright-holder(s) when requesting permission to reprint and be sure to give proper credit, which MUST include the copyright symbol © and the URL http://www.lieder.net/

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Text added to the website: 2008-05-18.