Vous l'avez fait, je m'imagine,
Ce petit rondeau qui raffine
Tous les rondeaux de ce temps-ci;
Il porte asez bien, Dieu merci,
La marque de son origine.

La grâce en est toute divine
Et la chute tellement fine
Que vous pouvez bien dire si
Vous l'avez fait.

En vain vous faites la mutine,
Vous rougissez; c'est une fine
Qui nous assure de ceci;
Non, je n'en suis plus en souci,
Je le connais à votre mine :
Vous l'avez fait.


About Claude De Malleville


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Poet of the day

Isaac Rosenberg was an English poet of the First World War who was considered to be one of the greatest of all English war poets. His "Poems from the Trenches" are recognised as some of the most outstanding written during the First World War.

Isaac Rosenberg was born to Barnet...
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Poem of the day


Who will away to Athens with me? Who
Loves choral songs and maidens crown'd with flowers,
Unenvious? mount the pinnace; hoist the sail.
I promise ye, as many as are here,
Ye shall not, while ye tarry with me, taste
From unrinsed barrel the diluted...
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