Robert Desnos

(1900 - 1945 / Paris)

Robert Desnos Poems

1. No, Love Is Not Dead 4/21/2015
2. Ebony Life 1/3/2003
3. Dove In The Arch 1/3/2003
4. Sleep Spaces 1/3/2003
5. Long Long Ago 1/3/2003
6. Identity Of Images (IdentitÉ Des Images) 1/20/2003
7. Lying Down 1/3/2003
8. Cascade 1/3/2003
9. The Voice Of Robert Desnos 1/20/2003
10. The Ring Of Stars 1/3/2003
11. Under Cover Of Night 1/3/2003
12. Sky Song 1/3/2003
13. Epitaph 1/3/2003
14. Fairy Tale 1/3/2003
15. If You Only Knew 1/3/2003
16. I Have Dreamed Of You So Much 1/3/2003
Best Poem of Robert Desnos

I Have Dreamed Of You So Much

I have dreamed of you so much that you are no longer real.
Is there still time for me to reach your breathing body, to kiss your mouth and make
your dear voice come alive again?

I have dreamed of you so much that my arms, grown used to being crossed on my
chest as I hugged your shadow, would perhaps not bend to the shape of your body.
For faced with the real form of what has haunted me and governed me for so many
days and years, I would surely become a shadow.

O scales of feeling.

I have dreamed of you so much that surely there is no more time for me to ...

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What sort of arrow split the sky and this rock?
It's quivering, spreading like a peacock's fan
Like the mist around the shaft and knot less feathers
Of a comet come to nest at midnight.

How blood surges from the gaping wound,
Lips already silencing murmur and cry.
One solemn finger holds back time, confusing
The witness of the eyes where the deed is written.

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