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Love, my heart longs day and night

Language: English after the Bangla (Bengali)

Love, my heart longs day and night 
for the meeting with you -- for the meeting
that is like all devouring death. 

Sweep me away like a storm;
take everything I have; 
break open my sleep and plunder my dreams.
Rob me of my world. 

In that devastation, in the utter nakedness of spirit,
let us become one in beauty.
Alas for my vain desire! 
Where is this hope for union
except in thee, my God?


Translation(s): CZE CZE GER GER

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Má milá, srdce mé touží den a noc

Language: Czech (Čeština) after the English

Má milá, srdce mé touží den a noc 
po setkání s tebou – po setkání jež je jako
všechvátící smrt!

Smeť mne jako bouře,
vezmi si vše, co mám,
otevři můj spánek a vypleň mé sny,
olup mne o můj svět.

V té spoušti,
v té holé nahotě ducha,
buďme jedno v kráse.
Žel, marná touha má! Kde se nadíti takového 
splynutí, kromě v tobě, lásko má!


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Text added to the website: 2017-07-31.
Last modified: 2017-08-01 19:43:35
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