by James Joyce (1882 - 1941)
Translation © by Sol Crespo

Rain has fallen all the day
Language: English 
Available translation(s): FRE GER SPA
Rain has fallen all the day.
O come among the laden trees:
The leaves lie thick upon the way
Of [mem'ries.]1

Staying a little by the way
Of [mem'ries]1 shall we depart.
Come, my beloved, where I may
Speak to your heart.

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1 Szymanowski: "memories"


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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Walter Riemer) , "Es hat geregnet", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Sol Crespo) , copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 8
Word count: 42

La lluvia ha caído todo el día
Language: Spanish (Español)  after the English 
La lluvia ha caído todo el día
Oh, ven entre los árboles cargados:
Las hojas yacen espesas sobre el camino
de los recuerdos.

Quedándonos un poco al costado del camino
de los recuerdos podremos partir.
Ven, amada mía, donde pueda hablarle a tu corazón.

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This text was added to the website: 2013-11-13
Line count: 7
Word count: 44