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Notre-Dame la Mort

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



C’est l’éternelle Dame en blanc
Qui voit sans yeux et rit sans lèvres,
Cœurs de lions et cœurs de lièvres,
Chacun n’y songe qu’en tremblant.

Elle emmène de but en blanc
Les robustes comme les mièvres :
C’est l’éternelle Dame en blanc
Qui voit sans yeux et rit sans lèvres.

Nous avons beau faire semblant.
De gambader comme des chèvres :
Dans nos ivresses, dans nos fièvres,
Toujours passe un spectre troublant :
C’est l’éternelle Dame en blanc.
 

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