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Posts Tagged ‘Je Ne Regrette Rien’

the words lap into one another

OR

the words lap one into the other

the words lap onto the shore

the words lap up on the shore

the days lap into each other, waves on the shore, even in cold, in winter, even even even

I am chaste

I am sorry

je regrette tout

je regrette tout, she said with tears in her eyes

Cliché? also French

all is fiction; writing, a lie

While searching the web for a French translation, I come across “The Top 5 Regrets People Have on Their Deathbeds”

Surely, sharing my emotions freely shall not be a regret of mine, for I have shared to a fault

I love the swelling grandeur of the opening orchestration, the strings, the horns, and the incomparable Édith. I never saw that movie you know. What more does one need? Here is a woman of small stature and great power.

Regrets? That I never learned to roll my rs like Édith Piaf did; mais j’ai du temps, mes petites, j’ai du temps.

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