Charles Baudelaire

(9 April 1821 – 31 August 1867 / Paris)

Spleen (IV)


Quand le ciel bas et lourd pèse comme un couvercle
Sur l'esprit gémissant en proie aux longs ennuis,
Et que de l'horizon embrassant tout le cercle
Il nous verse un jour noir plus triste que les nuits;

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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