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26 Aug 2015 9:31am

Never anyone but you despite stars and loneliness

Despite the trees mutilated at nightfall

Never anyone but you will follow her path which is mine

The further you go the bigger your shadow gets

Never anyone but you will greet the ocean at dawn when I, worn out with wandering, 

coming through dark forests and nettle bushes, walk towards the foam

Never anyone but you will put her hand on my forehead over my eyes

Never anyone but you, and I renounce lying and unfaithfulness

You may cut the rope of this anchored ship

Never anyone but you

The eagle imprisioned in a cage slowly gnaws on the patina of the copper bars

What a deception

It’s the Sunday marked by nightingales singing in the tender green woods the boredom

of little girls staring at a cage a canary flutters around in while in the empty street 

the sun slowly moves its thin line along the hot sidewalk

We’ll cross other lines

Never never anyone but you

And I alone alone alone like withered ivy in suburban gardens

alone like glass

And you never anyone but you.

Never anyone but you - Robert Desnos, 

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