Se llamaba Alain Delon
El viajero que quiso enseñarme a besar
En la Gare d'Austerlitz
Primavera de un amor
Amarillo y fugaz como el sol
Del veranillo de San Martín
Hay quien dice que fui yo
La primera en olvidar
Cuando en un si bemol de Jacques Brel
Me perdí "dans le port d'Amsterdam"

En la fatua Nueva York
Da más sombra que los limoneros
La estatua de la Libertad
Pero en Desolation Row
Las sirenas de los petroleros
No dejan reír ni volar

Y en el coro de Babel
Desafina un español
No hay más ley que la ley del tesoro
En las minas del rey Salomón

Desafiando el oleaje
Sin timón ni timonel
Por mis sueños va ligero de equipaje
Sobre un cascarón de nuez
Mi corazón de viaje
Luciendo los tatuajes
De un pasado bucanero
De un velero al abordaje
De un no te quiero querer

Y cómo huir
Cuando no quedan islas para naufragar
Al país donde los sabios
Se retiran del agravio
De buscar labios
Que sacan de quicio
Mentiras que ganan juicios tan sumarios
Que envilecen el cristal de los acuarios
De los peces de ciudad
Que perdieron las agallas
En un banco de morralla
Que nadan por no llorar

El Dorado era un champú
La virtud unos brazos en cruz
El pecado una página web
En Macondo comprendí
Que al lugar donde has sido feliz
No debieras tratar de volver
Cuando en vuelo regular
Surqué el cielo de Madrid
Me esperaban dos pies en el suelo
Que no se acordaban de mí

Desafiando el oleaje
Sin timón ni timonel
Por mis sueños va ligero de equipaje
Sobre un cascarón de nuez
Mi corazón de viaje
Luciendo los tatuajes
De un pasado bucanero
De un velero al abordaje
De un no te quiero querer

Y cómo huir
Cuando no quedan islas para naufragar
Al país donde los sabios
Se retiran del agravio
De buscar labios
Que sacan de quicio
Mentiras que ganan juicios tan sumarios
Que envilecen el cristal de los acuarios
De los peces de ciudad
Que perdieron las agallas
En un banco de morralla
En una playa sin mar


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