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La roue de moulin

Maurice Rollinat 1846 (Châteauroux) – 1903 (Ivry-sur-Seine)

Les nuages traînant leurs blocs
Autour du soleil qui les troue,
On voit reflamboyer la roue
Du moulin bâti dans les rocs.

Et la chose monstre qui tourne
Noire, en son clair rutilement,
Bat des mousses de diamant
Dans la ruelle où l'eau s'enfourne.

Puis, à mesure qu'il s'éteint,
Des tons de l'astre elle se teint.
Un rosâtre glacis carmine son ébène.

Voici que, grandie à présent,
Rouge, elle tourne dans du sang,
Ayant l'air de brasser une hécatombe humaine !

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