La Ceinture

Original Text: 

Representative French Poetry, ed. Victor E. Graham, 2nd edn. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1965): 114. Charmes, 1926.

1Quand le ciel couleur d'une joue
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2] As the sun sets the poet can gaze right at it. Back to Line
8] He admires the variegated colours and approaching night. Back to Line
12] His interest in the spectacle distracts his meditation. Back to Line
14] The poet is conscious of his isolation and of night and death. Back to Line
RPO poem Editors: 
Victor E. Graham
Data entry: Sharine Leung
RPO Edition: 
Special Copyright: 

Second edition copyright © 1965 University of Toronto Press. Reprinted with permission of the publisher, from which written permission must be obtained for any other edition or other means of reproduction. Librairie Gallimard, tous droits réservés.