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Louis Aragon

Two Poems for France

Spring 1946

Lancelot

By Louis Aragon, translated by Sally Wood

Translated from the French.  Our century faces death.  View forty-twoNow dim Montmartre has stilled her Negroes’ criesYoung love no longer like a furnace sighsWhat is this dream? Do I quite […]

Two Poems for France

Spring 1946

Crusaders

By Louis Aragon, translated by Sally Wood

Translated from the French.  Queen of the Courts of Love, uncertain reign Men dreamed of you when without any shade They died in the hot sand.  Yours the crusade Éléanore, […]