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En esta larga ausencia

Language: Spanish (EspaƱol)

En esta larga ausencia,
donde mi desengaño y tu memoria
acaban mi paciencia,
comienza mi dolor la triste historia,
discurso de una vida.,
bien empleada, pero mal perdida.
Aquí, donde se viste
de dos albas el sol en noche oscura,
eternamente triste,
ausente de tu luz serena y pura,
vive mi alma asida
al cuerpo triste de quien eres vida.
Aquí, para cuidado
tan desigual, la muerte me reserva
que falte a mi ganado
del Tormes agua y de su prado hierba,
que ausente el dueño mío
ni hierba lleva el prado ni agua el río.
¿Cuándo, señora mía,
vera mi alma ausente y lastimada
de tu sereno día
el alba destos montes coronada?
Mas ¿quién habrá que aguarde
un bien que huy y que se alcanza tarde?

Submitted by Barbara Miller


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: 2005-08-31T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:02:14
Line count: 24
Word count: 128

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