Tag Archives: French poetry

Jardin Extraordinaire (mes excuses à Charles Trenet)

dVerse is giving us free rein to write in a foreign language.  I wrote this poem early on in my French studies, as a commentary on an old photograph, in the style of Philippe Labro, in his Poème sur la … Continue reading

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quatern in French with English translation

dVerse Form for All prompt today calls for a quatern: This is a re-blog of a poem from May 2011, as my low energy levels leave me too limp and listless to attempt another!  Because it is a French form, and … Continue reading

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Alors Septembre

Alors, Septembre Quelle grisaille, dans le ciel et dans mon cœur. Des mois doivent défiler avant le bonheur de la chaleur nous rendra encore visite. L’automne est censé jouer coloré, rougeâtre ou doré, mais sans toi il ne se montrera que grisâtre. Tiens, tu reviens, inattendu. … Continue reading

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