Paul Eluard

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

We two


We two take each other by the hand
We believe everywhere in our house
Under the soft tree under the black sky
Beneath the roofs at the edge of the fire
In the empty street in broad daylight
In the wandering eyes of the crowd
By the side of the foolish and wise
Among the grown-ups and children
Love’s not mysterious at all
We are the evidence ourselves
In our house lovers believe.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 07, 2010

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