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Soneto

Language: Portuguese (Portugu√™s)

Ando tão venturoso com querer-te
Que, por achar de mais tanta ventura,
Ó delicada e meiga criatura
Temo que venha o instante de perder-te.

Todo o bem que em minh'alma esse amor verte
Faz-se depressa em pérfida tortura:
Julgo que enlouqueci, pois é loucura
pensar que te perdi só por não ver-te.

Se penso, és tu meu pensamento,
Canto, e és tu a estrofe do meu canto.
Falo, teu nome é o termo que me vem, risonho;

Se de saudade choro, és o meu pranto;
És meu silêncio se de dor me calo,
És o meu sonho, quando à noite sonho.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Authorship


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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