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Poetry Essay

297 words - 2 pages

Mémère et les cloches des églises qui sonnent au fond de tes tirelires,

Mémère et le café bu de travers et

Les cendres des souvenirs qu’on remangera demain

Dans ta peau

Ce flambeau mort entre les lignes

Et cette faim dans tes ongles…

On n’ira plus pleurer

Tu le sais

On n’ira plus chanter

Dans la poussière

De leurs horloges

Mémère, tu ne parles plus

Déjà plus.

Que dans le blanc

Des petites prières

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Je te promets

On ira leur rendre

Leurs chemins et nos anges

On ira leur rendre

Le fer de leurs yeux

Et le blanc de nos lèvres

On ira ensemble

Aux enterrements des cloches

Et on n’ira plus pleurer

Tu le sais

On s’habillera de bouts de mouchoir

De bouts de fourmis

On effeuillera leurs crémoirs

Qu’on n’effacerait plus

Tu le sais

On n’ira plus colorer

Tes songes mémère

Et Hier

on reparlera d’histoires

ou les enfants meurent

ou les cheveux crissent

ou s’enlisent les huées des neiges

On éteindra l’âtre de nos peurs

On chantera des ritournelles

Ou tous tricotent des sommeils

Colles de bout a bout

boules de ton silence

Cet hiver

On n’ira plus

Main dans la main

Voix le voil

Yeux dans l’univers

On n’ira plus

Ramasser le pain

Et les pieds

On n’ira plus

Rincer les mots

Et les des

On n’ira plus

en metaphore

ou en figure

Murmurer des choses

Qui veulent être des mots

Qui veulent devenir un chant

Qui veut s’être une prière

On n’ira plus

En rimes

Ou en talons

On n’ira plus

En papier

Ou en faucons

On n’ira jamais

On le sait


Entre les églises

De leurs tirelires

Déjà mémère

-On se tait

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