Alphonse de Lamartine

Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine was a French writer, poet and politician who was instrumental in the foundation of the Second Republic. Wikipedia

Invocation

Oh you who appeared to me in this desert of a world, Inhabitant of the sky, passenger in these parts! O you who made this dark night shine A ray of love in my eyes. To my astonished eyes, show yourself all whole, Tell me your name, your country, your...

By Alphonse de Lamartine
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16 July