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I have got my leave. Bid me farewell, my...

Language: English after the Bangla (Bengali)

I have got my leave. Bid me farewell, my brothers! 
I bow to you all and take my departure.

Here I give back the keys of my door --
and I give up all claims to my house. 
I only ask for last kind words from you.

We were neighbours for long, 
but I received more than I could give.
Now the day has dawned 
and the lamp that lit my dark corner is out.
A summons has come 
and I am ready for my journey.

Translation(s): GER GER

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  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , title unknown, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-11-13.
Last modified: 2014-07-21 13:56:42
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