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René Char

(1907 - 1988 / France)

Poems of René Char

1. Forehead of the Rose 1/3/2003
2. The Lords of Maussane 1/3/2003
3. to... 1/3/2003

Forehead of the Rose

Despite the open window in the room of long absence, the odor of the rose is still linked with the
breath that was there. Once again we are without previous experience, newcomers, in love. The
rose! The field of its ways would dispel even the effrontery of death. No grating stands in the way.
Desire is alive, an ache in our vaporous foreheads.

One who walks the earth in its rains has nothing to fear from the thorn in places either finished or
unfriendly. But if he stops to commune with hi

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