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Language: Portuguese (Portugu√™s)

Sei que pensar em ti não devo,
Nem o teu nome murmurar,
Que faço mal, quando isto escrevo,
Que é criminoso meu enlevo,
Que nada mais posso esperar;

Sei que de todo indifferente
Teu coração tornou-se a mim;
Sei que é forçoso que me ausente,
Que nem siquér te cumprimente
Si te encontrar... Não é assim?!

Sei... E me faz tão dura sorte
Penas cruéis. Mas também sei
Que tudo vence, que é tão forte
(Di-lo o Evangelho) quanto a morte
Isto que sento e sentirei.

Durou apenas um instante
Nossa loucura, mas foi tal
Que, como um ácido cortante,
N'alma gravou-me, penetrante,
Um profundíssimo signal.

Oh! A certeza me consterna
De que jamais serei feliz! 
Só a saudade me governa...
Guardo de ti lembrança eterna
Nessa indelével cicatriz.

Translation(s): ENG GER

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Submitted by Fredric Kroll


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

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

  • GER German (Deutsch) (Fredric Kroll) , title 1: "Immer!", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Fredric Kroll) , title 1: "Forever!", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2005-09-13 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:14

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