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Sérénade d'automne

Language: French

Mon amour, ô trésor, donne moi ta lèvre encor;
J'y veux boire un vin sans mélange !
Donne ta lèvre encor ! Toujours !
Car c'est le temps de la vendange des amours !
Coule,coule sans nous apaiser,
Coule sans nous apaiser, ô vin cruel du baiser !
Nous qu'un désir mortel embrasse,
Nous à qui le bonheur sourit,
Nous ne connaissons pas l'extase qui guérit !
Mon amour, ô mon trésor,
Donne moi ta lèvre encor !
Grisons nous aux coupes du rêve !
Non! Rien, rien ne peut apaiser
L'angoisse ineffable et sans trêve du baiser !

Submitted by Guy Laffaille


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