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Seu corpo virginal desfalecia

Language: Portuguese (Português)

Seu corpo virginal desfalecia
lembrando a breve morte das falenas
Às quais a truculenta ventania
arranca as asas frágeis e pequenas.

Em torno ao leito cor das açucenas
Cercado pelos seus como que havia
Um suave ruflar d'etéreas penas
Era talvez sua alma que partia.

Ia fora a lua amortalhava o mundo
E então subiu no azul pálido e fundo
O seu ai derradeiro exangue e lento.

A alma fugiu enfim do corpo d'ela
E logo cintilou mais uma estrela
Na infinda vastidão do firmamento.

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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: 2010-07-18 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:52
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Word count: 85

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