Tears Fall in My Heart- Paul Verlaine

Tears Fall in My Heart

Tears fall in my heart
as rain falls on the town;
what is this numb hurt
that enters my heart!

Ah, the soft wound of rain
on roofs, on the ground!
To a dulled heart there came,
ah, the song of the rain!

Tears without reason
disheartened heart.
What? no trace of treason?
This grief’s without reason.

It’s far the worst pain
to never know why
without love or disdain
my heart has such pain!
Paul Verlaine (1844-1896)