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One day in Paris - Un jour à Paris

One day in Paris

- France, dear France.

- France, land of freedom and expression.

- Paris, capital of love and our cherished freedom.

- Oh ! You Paris, this ugly and bruised Black Friday…

- Paris, capital of artists; Chagall, Picasso, Manet, Pissaro , Cézanne, Sysley , Van gogh , Fromentin, Chasseriau , Rodin, Ingres, Matisse, Léger, Balthus, Balzac, Hugo, Zola, Proust…

- You, oh! Capital of arts and letters.

- You, beautiful lady with a refined taste, your immaculate white dress, reddened and struck by monstrous fury.

- No, France, the beautiful rebellious, proud of her values that bring hope and freedom…

- The monstrous beast with a dark design will not triumph.

- You are beautiful, outraged, abused, you will smile, facing the hideous beast.

- The souls of innocent people struck in the heart will shine in the sky.

- You, with your army of shadows, you will not satisfy us. Men and women with freedom-loving minds will not let you do it.

- Barbarism and savagery will not win.

- The minds blinded, of rage, of blood, and of fury will not see the light, promised to the cold blackness of darkness.

- The bruised sweet souls will light up the heavens like countless fields of stars lighting up our path promised to a future filled with hope…

The author:

Philippe Rousseau.

In French

Un jour à Paris

- France, chère France.

- France, terre de liberté et d’expression.

- Paris, capitale de l’amour et de notre liberté chérie.

- Oh ! Toi Paris, ce Vendredi Noir enlaidi et meurtri…

- Paris, capitale des Artistes ; Chagall, Picasso, Manet, Pissaro, Cézanne, Sysley, Van gogh, Fromentin, Chasseriau, Rodin, Ingres, Matisse, Léger, Balthus, Balzac, Hugo, Zola, Proust…

- Toi, oh ! Capitale des arts et des lettres.

- Toi, belle demoiselle au goût raffiné ta robe blanche immaculée, rougie et frappée par la fureur monstrueuse.

- Non, France, la belle insoumise, fière de ses valeurs porteuses d’espoir et de liberté…

- La bête monstrueuse au dessein noir ne triomphera pas.

- Toi la belle outragée, malmenée, tu souriras, face à la bête hideuse.

- Les âmes emportées des innocents frappés en plein cœur brilleront au firmament.

- Toi, avec ton armée des ombres, tu ne nous assouviras pas. Les hommes et les femmes aux esprits épris de liberté ne te laisseront pas faire.

- La barbarie et la sauvagerie ne vaincront pas.

- Les esprits aveuglés, de rage, de sang, et de fureur ne verront pas la lumière, promis aux froides noirceurs des ténèbres.

- Les âmes douces meurtries iront illuminer les cieux tels d’innombrables champs d’étoiles éclairant notre chemin promis à un avenir rempli d’espoir…

L'auteur :

Philippe Rousseau.

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One day in Paris - Un jour à Paris

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Submitted by PhrPeinturePoésie on June 27, 2021

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