La Vie En Rose

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That old song
La Vie en Rose
Draws me in
At the end of this perfect day
The colour so redolent
Of all on display
I think I know
What the singer proclaimed
For a moment I’m her
On the streets of Paris
Another’s face, another’s name
Another’s flame

I live it
La Vie en Rose
Falling deep
Into perfect slumber, perfect sleep
The pink shimmering on my lips
My tongue
I am undone
And I will never be the same
Another’s face, another’s name
Another’s flame

(C0 Helen Valentina. 2020

About Helen

I'm drawn to blogging as a way to share ideas and consider what makes us who we are. Whether it's in our working life or our creativity, expression is a means to connect.
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3 Responses to La Vie En Rose

  1. beth says:

    beautiful, Helen

  2. You did this so well, Helen. Growing up Édith Piaf was one of my favorite singers. (yeah I was a bit of a throwback) Brought back memories.

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