ArchiveApril 2020

Jamais

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Jamais, avez-vous dit, tandis qu’autour de nous Résonnait de Schubert la plaintive musique; Jamais, avez-vous dit, tandis que, malgré vous, Brillait de vos grands yeux l’azur mélancolique. Jamais, répétiez-vous, pâle et d’un air si doux Qu’on eût cru voir sourire une médaille antique. Mais des trésors secrets l’instinct fier et pudique Vous couvrit de rougeur, comme...

The Wind Whistles

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The wind whistles on all sides, Scrapes the wood, breaks the branches! With all the force of its flight Sweeping across, rushing over the world. Whistling a song – to the horizon! About the courageous fighter who fights For his whole life For an idea, for his principles. May this hope always follow him: That, when death overcomes him, New fighters will appear Take up his flag, Whistling a song...

What Do We Plant?

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What do we plant when we plant the tree? We plant the ship, which will cross the sea. We plant the mast to carry the sails; We plant the planks to withstand the gales – The keel, the keelson, the beam, the knee; We plant the ship when we plant the tree. What do we plant when we plant the tree? We plant the houses for you and me. We plant the rafters, the shingles, the floors, We plant the...