Nusch

written by Paul Eluard

Nusch

— Paul Eluard

The sentiments apparent
The lightness of approach
The tresses of caresses.

Without worry or suspicion
Your eyes confide in what they see
Seen by what they gaze at.

Confidence of crystal
Between two mirrors
At night your eyes are lost
To fuse waking to desire.

About the poet


Paul Eluard

Paul Éluard, pseudonym of Eugène Grindel (born Dec. 14, 1895, Saint-Denis, Paris, Fr.—died Nov. 18, 1952, Charenton-le-Pont), French poet, one of the founders of the Surrealist movement with Louis Aragon and André Breton among others and one of the important lyrical poets of the 20th century. Éluard rejected later Surrealism and joined the French Communist Party. Many of his works reflect the major events of the century, such as the World Wars, the Resistance against the Nazis, and the political and social ideals of the 20th-century. I was born to know you To give you your name Freedom. (in Poèsie et Vérité, 1942) Paul Éluard came from a lower-middle-class background. He was born Eugène Émile Paul Grindel in Saint-Denis, Paris...

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