Be Like the Bird
by Victor Hugo
Be like the bird, who
Halting in his flight
On limb too slight
Feels it give way beneath him,
Knowing he hath wings.
Links a la francaise, poesie plus:
French page of the Poetry International Web
Bibliomania's collected French verse online
And two handy blogs if you're planning a Paris vacation (or wish you were): Secrets of Paris and David Lebovitz.