Treasure Island

Guillaume Apollinaire

(26 August 1880 – 9 November 1918 / Rome)

Annie


Sur la côte du Texas
Entre Mobile et Galveston il y a
Un grand jardin tout plein de roses
Il contient aussi une villa
Qui est une grande rose

Une femme se promène souvent
Dans le jardin toute seule
Et quand je passe sur la route bordée de tilleuls
Nous nous regardons

Comme cette femme est mennonite
Ses rosiers et ses vêtements n'ont pas de boutons
Il en manque deux à mon veston
La dame et moi suivons le même rite.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 07, 2010
Edited: Thursday, October 11, 2012

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