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The Nakedness of Truth (I know it well)

Poem By: Paul Eluard   |   Views: 1068   |   Word Count: 32   |   View PDF   |   Print View

  


Despair has no wings,
Nor has love,
No countenance:
They do not speak.
I do not stir,
I do not behold them,
I do not speak to them,
But I am as real as my love and my despair.


 

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About the Author Paul Eluard (1895 - 1952) was born to a lower-middle-class family in Saint Denis, Paris. His father was a bookkeeper, his mother, helped out with the household income by making dresses. At the age of 16 Paul was... Read Paul Eluard's Full Biography  
 
 
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