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L'ultimo sonno

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Il nonno dorme,
eppure ha gli occhi aperti,
mi parlò della mamma e del buon Dio,
poi disse: Addio!
Il nonno dorme, eppur sembra là
immoto statua di marmo
nel sagrato stesa
di nostra chiesa.
Povera bimba!
chiudi gli occhi al nonno;
prete e becchino te lo portan via;
Ave Maria!
Poveretta!
siam sabbia che trasvola
non è più il nonno:
è poca informe terra che va sotterra.


Submitted by Emily Ezust

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)


Text added to the website: 2014-09-25.
Last modified: 2014-09-25 17:01:14
Line count: 16
Word count: 68

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