Le fédéralisme australien - commentaires Le fédéralisme australien 2009-01-05T18:52:12Z https://www.taurillon.org/Le-federalisme-australien,00961#comment6046 2009-01-05T18:52:12Z <p><strong>« We are One, but We are many »</strong></p> <p><strong>Esprit du fédéralisme, es-tu là ?!</strong></p> <p>I came from the dream time, from the dusty red soil plains,</p> <p>I am the ancient heart - the keeper of the flame,</p> <p>I stood upon the rocky shore, I watched the tall ships come,</p> <p>For forty thousand years I'd been the first Australian.</p> <p><strong>We are one but we are many</strong></p> <p><strong>And from all the lands on earth we come,</strong></p> <p><strong>We share a dream, And sing with one voice,</strong></p> <p><strong>I am, you are, we are Australian.</strong></p> <p>I came upon the prison ship bound down by iron chains</p> <p>I cleared the land, endured the lash and waited for the rains.</p> <p>I'm a settler, I'm a farmer's wife on a dry and barren run</p> <p>A convict then a free man, I became Australian.</p> <p>I'm the daughter of a digger who sought the mother lode</p> <p>The girl became a woman on the long and dusty road</p> <p>I'm a child of the depression, I saw the good times come</p> <p>I'm a bushy, I'm a battler, I am Australian.</p> <p><strong>Chorus</strong></p> <p>I'm a teller of stories, I'm a singer of songs</p> <p>I am Albert Namatjira, and I paint the ghostly gums</p> <p>I am Clancy on his horse, I'm Ned Kelly on the run</p> <p>I'm the one who waltzed Matilda, I am Australian.</p> <p>I'm the hot wind from the desert, I'm the black soil of the plains</p> <p>I'm the mountains and the valleys, I'm the drought and flooding rains</p> <p>I am the rock, I am the sky, the rivers when they run</p> <p>The spirit of this great land, I am Australian.</p> <p><strong>Chorus</strong></p> <p>Une chanson des « locaux » Bruce Woodley et Dobe Newton, ici interprétée par le groupe folk-country « aussie » <a href="http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Seekers_(groupe)" class="spip_out" rel='nofollow external'>« The Seekers »</a>.</p> <p>Et dont l'interprétation de l'inusable - et autre hymne national « populaire » « Oztralian » (qui fait toujours un carton, « down under »...) - <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtmJ7rLuwTM" class="spip_out" rel='nofollow external'>« Waltzing Mathilda »</a> vaut également le détour...</p>