La nuit le froid la solitude

by Francis Poulenc From Un soir de neige

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La nuit le froid la solitude
source: Paul Éluard

La nuit le froid la solitude
On m’enferma soigneusement
Mais les branches cherchaient leur voie dans la prison
Autour de moi l’herbe trouva le ciel
On verrouilla le ciel
Ma prison s’écroula
Le froid vivant le froid brûlant m’eut bien en main


Francis Poulenc

Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc (F7 January 1899 – 30 January 1963) was a French composer and pianist. His compositions include mélodies, solo piano works, chamber music, choral pieces, operas, ballets, and orchestral concert music. Read the full…


Paul Éluard

Paul Éluard was a French poet and one of the founders of the surrealist movement.

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