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La Vie Rose by Edith Piaf

"Rosa 'Souvenir de Claudius Pernet' is a medium yellow Hybrid tea rose, bred by French rose breeder, Joseph Pernet-Ducher before 1919. He named the rose for his son Claudius, who was killed in action in World War I. 'Souvenir de Claudius Pernet' is one of the ancestors of the famous 'Peace' rose." -photo credit and quote: from Wikipedia

In a carousel in Paris

I remember the tune

little children heard

When alone

while reading a book

I remember the the tune

played by my old record player

At my wedding, I remember

our parents dancing to

Louis Armstrong's American version

A song sang by a French Lady

If I hear the tune

I remember the Lady's songs

I remember the yellow rose of France when I listen to La vie En Rose

photo credit:

'Souvenir de Claudius Pernet' is a medium yellow hybrid tea rose with large, full (26-40) petals, born mostly solitary. Buds are large and pointed and open to flowers that are medium yellow or golden with a dark yellow center. The rose has a mild fragrance and has dark green glossy foliage" - source : wikipedia


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