July 14, 2006

Poetry Friday: Bastille Day edition

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,
Yet sings,
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.

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