“Chanson Triste” by Edward Ramos

Chanson Triste

My heart is sorrowful and my dreams are broken,

The light of the sun shines not upon my house.


I went into the forest

Treading the dry leaves

And I saw two gleaming black eyes.


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Edward Ramos' poem "Chanson Triste" was published in the 1916 Others anthology. To read this poem in full in a digitized version of this publication, follow the link below: