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J'ai Un Rendezvous Avec La Mort.

J'ai un Rendezvous avec la Mort
A quelque barricade disputee,
Quand le Printemps retournera a l'ombre froissant
Et des pommes en fleur remplissent l'air-
J'ai un rendezvous avec la Mort
Quand le printemps rapportera des beaux jours bleus.

Il se peut qu'elle me prenne la main
Pour me mener a son pays noir

Et me fermer les yeux et m; etouffer la respiration-
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This is a translation of the poem I Have A Rendezvous With Death by Alan Seeger
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: death
Alan Seeger was born and raised in New York, went to Harvard. Seeger traveled to Paris, France in 1912, where he felt at home. When war broke out in 1914, he enlisted in the French army, and was soon fighting in the front lines against the Germans. He did not regret at all his decision to enlist. Alan Seeger wrote this poem just three days before his death in combat.

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