for you my love

” i went to the bird market.  i bought birds for you, my love.                                                         i went to the flower market, i bought flowers for you, my love.                                                     i went to the metal yard , i bought heavy chains for you, my love .                                               i went to the slave market, looking for you, my love.                                                                 but i did not find you ,my love.”

translated from the poem” Pour toi, mon amour”,  by Jacques Prevert, beloved French poet extraordinaire. below:  silkdress with written poem:  pour toi mon dress with Jacques Prevert poem: pour toi mon amour

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