sometimes misattributed to Gregorio Martínez Sierra (1881 - 1947) and by María de la O Lejárraga García (1874 - 1974)
Translation © by Poom Andrew Pipatjarasgit

Danza del molinero
Language: Spanish (Español) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Por la noche canta el cuco
Advirtiendo a los casados
que corran bien los cerrojos
que el diablo está desvelado!
Por la noche canta el cuco
Cucú! Cucú! Cucú!

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  • ENG English (Poom Pipatjarasgit) , "Dance of the Miller", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2018-08-13
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Dance of the Miller
Language: English  after the Spanish (Español) 
The cuckoo sings at night
Warning the spouses
to secure the bolts
because the devil is awake!
The cuckoo sings at night
Cuckoo! Cuckoo! Cuckoo!

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This text was added to the website: 2018-08-19
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Word count: 25