If love be denied me then why does the...
If love be denied me then why does the morning
break its heart in songs,
and why are these whispers that the south wind scatters
among the newborn leaves?
If love be denied me
then why does the midnight
bear in yearning silence the pain of the stars?
And why does this foolish heart
recklessly launch its hope on the sea
whose end it does not know?
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- Also set in Spanish (Español), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown by Enrique Mario Casella.
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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:41
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