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Vincent Voiture

Ma foi, c'est fait de moi ...

Ma foi, c'est fait de moi. Car Isabeau
M'a conjuré de lui faire un rondeau.
Cela me met en une peine extrême.
Quoi treize vers : huit en eau, cinq en ème !
Je lui ferais aussitôt un bateau.

En voilà cinq pourtant en un monceau.
Faisons-en huit, en invoquant Brodeau,
Et puis mettons : par quelque stratagème.
Ma foi, c'est fait.

Si je pouvais encor de mon cerveau
Tirer cinq vers, l'ouvrage serait beau.
Mais cependant je suis dedans l'onzième,
Et si, je crois que je fais le douzième.
En voilà treize ajusté au niveau.
Ma foi, c'est fait !

Submitted: Thursday, January 03, 2013
Edited: Thursday, January 03, 2013

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