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Canção da ausência

Language: Portuguese (Portugu√™s)

Uma lua religiosa,
Uma lua romanesca,
Aponta como uma rosa
Muito branca, muito fresca
No ar sem fim

Ah! Quem me dera essa rosa,
Para eu dá-la ao teu jardim?!

Um luar sereno e belo
Fluido mármore da altura
Parece esculpir o estelo
Para minha sepultura

Ah! Quem me dera esse estelo
para enfeite do teu Lar?!

Do alto, a lua paraninfa
Terra e Céu, noivando.
E verte pranto argênteo,
Clara linfa sobre a natureza inerte, sem vigor:

Ah! Quem me dera essa linfa
Para o teu banho de flor...

Dolorosa, fria lua,
Pia ebúrnea da alta Ermida.
Fonte grega! Estátua nua!
Rosa branca refletida
Nas marés:

Ah! Quem me dera ser lua
Para esfolhar-me aos seus pés!...

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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: 2010-07-18T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:03:52
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Word count: 119

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