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Nox Oculis – actero nomia poetika xiii–the black stag

(being continued from 20/12/18) La nuit et le jour Claudine, absent de toi, je t’aperçois en songe, Ton image éclatante erre devant mes yeux ; Ainsi je vois de nuit la lumière des cieux, Ou je flatte mes sens d’un … Continue reading

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Nox Oculis – actero nomia poetika xii–the Ancient Mariner

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  9/09/17) Hymn Before Sun-rise, In The Vale Of Chamouni Hast thou a charm to stay the morning-star In his steep course ? So long he seems to pause On thy bald awful head, O sovran BLANC, The … Continue reading

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Nox Oculis – actero nomia poetika xi–L’AURORE BOREALE/DARKNESS

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  9/11/16) L’Aurore boréale La nuit d’hiver étend son aile diaphaneSur l’immobilité morne de la savaneQui regarde monter, dans le recueillement,La lune, à l’horizon, comme un saint-sacrement.L’azur du ciel est vif, et chaque étoile blondeBrille à travers les … Continue reading

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Nox Oculis – actero nomia poetika x-lune armee

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  15/03/16)   Paul Chamberland (1939- ) Poète et essayiste québécois, né à Longueuil le 16 mai 1939. Paul Chamberland obtient son baccalauréat ès arts au Collège Saint-Laurent en 1961 et sa licence en philosophie à l’Université de … Continue reading

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Nox Oculis – actero nomia poetika ix-OURANOPRATTOON

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  22/05/15) Follow Thy Fair Sun Follow thy fair sun, unhappy shadow ;Though thou be black as night,And she made all of light,Yet follow thy fair sun, unhappy shadow. Follow her whose light thy light depriveth ;Though here … Continue reading

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Nox Oculis – actero nomia poetika viii – OURANOBLEPOON

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  11/09/14) Night Home of the pure in heart and tranquil mind, Temple of love’s white silence, holy Night ; Greater than splendid thought or iron might, Thy lofty peace unswept by any wind Of human sorrow, leaves … Continue reading

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Nox Oculis – actero nomia poetika vii – THE ELEPHANT

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  08/12/13) The Elephant in the Moon (extraits) A learned society of late,The glory of a foreign state,Agreed, upon a summer’s night,To search the Moon by her own light ;To make an inventory of allHer real estate, and … Continue reading

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Nox Oculis – actero nomia poetika vi – The Order

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 14/03/13) The Order Of Nature Thou who wouldst read, with an undarkened eye,The laws by which the Thunderer bears sway,Look at the stars that keep, in yonder sky,Unbroken peace from Nature’s earliest day.The great sun, as he … Continue reading

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Nox Oculis – actero nomia poetika v – Phoebus Apollo

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 16/08/12) The Two Comets There once dwelt in Olympus some notable oddities,For their wild singularities called Gods and Goddesses. ­-But one in particular beat ’em all hollow,Whose name, style, and title was Phœbus Apollo. Now Phœb. was … Continue reading

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Nox Oculis – actero nomia poetika iv- The Night Abraham Called to the Stars

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 10/05/12) The Night Abraham Called to the Stars (extraits) Do you remember the night Abraham first sawThe stars ? He cried to Saturn: “You are my Lord!”How happy he was! When he saw the Dawn Star, He … Continue reading

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Nox Oculis – actero nomia poetika iii – ALL THINGS ARE FULL OF GOD

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 29/09/11) Charles Baudelaire Le coucher du soleil romantique Que le soleil est beau quand tout frais il se lève,Comme une explosion nous lançant son bonjour !– Bienheureux celui-là qui peut avec amourSaluer son coucher plus glorieux qu’un … Continue reading

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