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Impression (Author: Oscar Wilde)


Le Réveillon

  1. 1] The sky is laced with fitful red,
    2] The circling mists and shadows flee,
    3] The dawn is rising from the sea,
    4] Like a white lady from her bed.
  2. 5] And jagged brazen arrows fall
    6] Athwart the feathers of the night,
    7] And a long wave of yellow light
    8] Breaks silently on tower and hall,
  3. 9] And spreading wide across the wold,
    10] Wakes into flight some fluttering bird,
    11] And all the chestnut tops are stirred,
    12] And all the branches streaked with gold.