Paul Eluard

(14 December 1895 – 18 November 1952 / Saint Denis / Paris)

Fertile Eyes


Fertile Eyes
No one can know me more
More than you know me

Your eyes in which we sleep
The two of them
Have cast a spell on my male orbs
Greater than worldly nights

Your eyes where I voyage
Have given the road-signs
Directions detached from the earth

In your eyes those that show us
Our infinite solitude
Is no more than they think exists

No one can know me more
More than you know me.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 07, 2010

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