Leonard Cohen ~ The Lost Canadian (Un canadien errant)

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    Un Canadien Errant [A wandering Canadian,]
    Banni de ses foyers, [banned from his hearths,]
    Parcourait en pleurant [travelled while crying]
    Des pays etrangers. [in foreign lands.]
    Parcourait en pleurant [travelled while crying]
    Des pays etrangers. [in foreign lands.]
    Un jour, triste et pensif, [One day, sad and pensive,]
    Assis au bord des flots, [sitting by the flowing waters,]
    Au courant fugitif [to the fleeing current]
    Il adressa ces mots: [he addressed these words:]
    Au courant fugitif [to the fleeing current]
    Il adressa ces mots: [he addressed these words:]
    "Si tu vois mon pays, [If you see my country,]
    Mon pays malheureux, [my unhappy country,]
    Va dire a mes amis [go tell my friends]
    Que je me souviens d'eux. [that I remember them.]
    Va dire a mes amis [go tell my friends]
    Que je me souviens d'eux. [that I remember them.]
    O jours si pleins d'appas, [O days so full of charms,]
    Vous etes disparus... [you have vanished...]
    Et ma patrie, helas! [And my native land, alas!]
    Je ne la verrai plus. [I will see it no more.]
    Et ma patrie, helas! [And my native land, alas!]
    Je ne la verrai plus. [I will see it no more. ]:cool:
     
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