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Por las orillas del río

Language: Spanish (Español)

   Homenaje a Lope de Vega

Por las orillas del río
se está la noche mojando
y en los pechos de Lolita
se mueren de amor los ramos.

[Se mueren de amor los ramos.

La noche canta desnuda
sobre los puentes de marzo.
Lolita lava su cuerpo
con agua salobre y nardos.

Se mueren de amor los ramos.]1

La noche de anís y plata
relumbra por los tejados.
Plata de arroyos y espejos.
Anís de tus muslos blancos.

[Se mueren de amor los ramos.]1

Translation(s): FRE FRE

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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2010-08-07 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:55

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