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The sweetest dream

Language: English

Fold, white arms, about me;
Cling, sweet lips to mine!
Sweetest sweet, without thee
I but waste and pine.

Lean, dear face, above me;
Soft hands, hold mine close;
Let me look and love thee,
O my very rose!

Comfort me with kisses
That your soul comes through;
Let the old dead blisses
Breathe and burn anew.

Lean upon my bosom
Till I feel yours beat,
And your mouth's sweet blossom
Passion make more sweet.

O my sweet one, sweetest,
Love of loves supreme,
This has been the fleetest,
Sweetest, bitterest dream.


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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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: 2011-07-14.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:28
Line count: 20
Word count: 92

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