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What divine drink wouldst thou have, my...

Language: English after the Bangla (Bengali)

What divine drink wouldst thou have, my God, 
from this overflowing cup of my life?

My poet, is it thy delight 
to see thy creation through my eyes 
and to stand at the portals of my ears silently 
to listen to thine own eternal harmony?

Thy world is weaving words in my mind 
and thy joy is adding music to them. 
Thou givest thyself to me in love 
and then feelest 
thine own entire sweetness in me.

Translation(s): GER

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  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , title unknown, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2010-11-03.
Last modified: 2014-07-02 13:15:21
Line count: 11
Word count: 77

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