A little fall of Rain (Lea Salonga & Michael Ball, from Les Miserables)

MARIUS
Good God, what are you doing?
'Ponine, have you no fear?
Have you seen my beloved?
Why have you come back here?

EPONINE
Took the letter like you said
I met her father at the door
He said he would give it
I don't think I can stand anymore

MARIUS
Eponine, what's wrong?
There's something wet upon your hair
Eponine, you're hurt
You need some help
Oh, God, it's everywhere!

EPONINE
Don't you fret, M'sieur Marius
I don't feel any pain
A little fall of rain
Can hardly hurt me now
You're here, that's all I need to know
And you will keep me safe
And you will keep me close
And rain will make the flowers grow.

MARIUS
But you will live, 'Ponine - dear God above,
If I could heal your wounds with words of love.

EPONINE
Just hold me now, and let it be.
Shelter me, comfort me

MARIUS
You would live a hundred years
If I could show you how
I won't desert you now...

EPONINE
The rain can't hurt me now
This rain will wash away what's past
And you will keep me safe
And you will keep me close
I'll sleep in your embrace at last.

The rain that brings you here
Is Heaven-blessed!
The skies begin to clear
And I'm at rest
A breath away from where you are
I've come home from so far
So don't you fret, M'sieur Marius

I don't feel any pain
A little fall of rain
Can hardly hurt me now

That's all I need to know
And you will keep me safe
And you will keep me close

MARIUS(in counterpoint)
Hush-a-bye, dear Eponine,
You won't feel any pain
A little fall of rain
Can hardly hurt you now
I'm here

I will stay with you
Till you are sleeping

EPONINE
And rain...

MARIUS
And rain...

EPONINE
Will make the flowers...

MARIUS
Will make the flowers... grow...

(She dies. Marius kisses her, then lays her on the ground)

ENJOLRAS
She is the first to fall
The first of us to fall upon this barricade

MARIUS
Her name was Eponine
Her life was cold and dark, yet she was unafraid.

COMBEFERRE
We fight here in her name

PROUVAIRE
She will not die in vain.

LESGLES
She will not be betrayed.

(They carry her body off)

Submited by

Tuesday, January 4, 2011 - 21:13

Videos :

No votes yet

AjAraujo

AjAraujo's picture
Offline
Title: Membro
Last seen: 1 year 3 weeks ago
Joined: 10/29/2009
Posts:
Points: 15585

Add comment

Login to post comments

other contents of AjAraujo

Topic Title Replies Views Last Postsort icon Language
Poesia/Dedicated Eppur si muove [Não se pode calar um homem] (Affonso Romano de Sant´Anna) 0 1.360 01/22/2012 - 11:59 Portuguese
Poesia/Intervention O Leitor e a Poesia (Affonso Romano de Sant´Anna) 0 6.887 01/22/2012 - 11:48 Portuguese
Poesia/Intervention Um despertar (Octavio Paz) 0 883 01/22/2012 - 00:14 Portuguese
Poesia/Aphorism Pedra Nativa (Octávio Paz) 0 1.207 01/22/2012 - 00:10 Portuguese
Poesia/Intervention Entre Partir e Ficar (Octávio Paz) 0 1.408 01/22/2012 - 00:05 Portuguese
Poesia/Aphorism Fica o não dito por dito (Ferreira Gullar) 0 683 12/30/2011 - 08:19 Portuguese
Poesia/Intervention A propósito do nada (Ferreira Gullar) 0 1.464 12/30/2011 - 08:16 Portuguese
Poesia/Intervention Dentro (Ferreira Gullar) 0 771 12/30/2011 - 08:12 Portuguese
Poesia/Thoughts O que a vida quer da gente é Coragem (Guimarães Rosa) 2 1.863 12/26/2011 - 21:55 Portuguese
Poesia/Dedicated Adeus, ano velho (Affonso Romano de Sant'Anna) 0 1.302 12/26/2011 - 12:17 Portuguese
Poesia/Meditation Para que serve a vida? 0 1.289 12/11/2011 - 01:07 Portuguese
Poesia/Dedicated Natal às Avessas 0 741 12/11/2011 - 01:03 Portuguese
Poesia/Intervention A voz de dentro 0 958 11/19/2011 - 00:14 Portuguese
Poesia/Intervention As partes de mim... 0 1.379 11/19/2011 - 00:00 Portuguese
Poesia/Thoughts Curta a Vida "curta" 0 1.624 11/13/2011 - 13:46 Portuguese
Poesia/Intervention Lobo solitário 0 1.119 11/13/2011 - 13:46 Portuguese
Poesia/Thoughts A solidão na multidão 0 1.278 11/13/2011 - 13:43 Portuguese
Poesia/Thoughts Não permita que ninguém decida por você... Seleção de Pensamentos I-XVI (Carlos Castañeda) 0 1.355 11/12/2011 - 12:55 Portuguese
Poesia/Thoughts Não me prendo a nada... (Carlos Castañeda) 0 925 11/12/2011 - 12:37 Portuguese
Poesia/Thoughts Um caminho é só... um caminho (Carlos Castañeda) 0 1.292 11/12/2011 - 12:35 Portuguese
Poesia/Meditation Procura da Poesia (Carlos Drummond de Andrade) 0 807 11/01/2011 - 13:04 Portuguese
Poesia/Intervention Idade Madura (Carlos Drummond de Andrade) 0 1.357 11/01/2011 - 13:02 Portuguese
Poesia/Meditation Nosso Tempo (Carlos Drummond de Andrade) 0 1.462 11/01/2011 - 13:00 Portuguese
Poesia/Meditation Resíduo (Carlos Drummond de Andrade) 0 619 11/01/2011 - 00:51 Portuguese
Poesia/Thoughts Enfrentar a adversidade da doença inesperada 0 1.334 11/01/2011 - 00:49 Portuguese