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Dos canciones de Rilke

Word count: 46

Song Cycle by Juan José Castro (1895 - 1968)

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1. Eau qui se presse [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]

Language: French (Français)

Translation(s): ENG ENG

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Laura (Pranada) Sylvis) , "Rushing, running water", copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "Water that presses on", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Eau qui se presse, qui court ... eau oublieuse 
que la distraite terre boit, 
hésite un petit instant dans ma main creuse, 
    souvient-toi! 

Clair et rapide amour, indifférence, 
presque absence qui court, 
entre ton trop d'arrivée et ton trop de partance 
    tremble un peu de séjour.


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2. Chanson

Language: French (Français)

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