Robert Desnos

(1900 - 1945 / Paris)

The Ring Of Stars - Poem by Robert Desnos

In order to make a star with five branches
Where six would have been the same
A circle must first be drawn
In order to make a star with five branches ...

A ring!

One did not take so many precuations
In order to make a tree from many branches
Trees that hide the stars
Trees!
You, full of nests and song birds
Covered with branches and leaves
That you lift as far as the stars!


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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