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Tendresse

Language: French

Mets ta main sur mes yeux je ne veux plus rien voir
Et ne plus rien sentir hors ta chère presence
Puis qu'ainsi ta tendresse est mon unique espoir
Et que ton amour sur est ma seule croyance
Mets ta main sur mes yeux mets mon front sur ton Coeur
Que ton âme de fleur me caresse et péntre
M'imprégnant d'une exquise et mortelle langueur
Et fais descendre en moi le calme do ton être.



Submitted by Paul Hindemith

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Text added to the website: 2009-09-17.

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