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Language: Spanish (Español)

Costeando la acequia
La dejo alegre ir
A la sombra del monte
Por delante de mi.

La canastilla al brazo
Va recogiendo a si
Helechos delicados
Y flores de rubi.

Refleja el agua
Trémula en la sombra al huir
Como un albor de luna 
Su veste de clarin

A su paso la acequia 
Huele a menta y anis
Y zumba en retamas
Fugaz el colibri.

¡Como va de ligera 
La silueta gentil
Recogiendo las galas
Del agreste jardin

Y mientras ella alegre rie
Y canta feliz
Yo la miro en silencio
Sin saber qué decir.

Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Garrett Medlock [Guest Editor]


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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Garrett Medlock) , "Silhouette", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2019-01-09.
Last modified: 2019-01-09 13:07:59
Line count: 24
Word count: 95

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