Language: English 
My love is mine, and I am his;
He delights in the lilies.
Before the dawn wind rises,
Before the shadows flee, return!
Return, and be, my love,
As the gazelle,
The young stag
On the hills of Beter,
Where the cinnamon grows.

Note: texts compiled by Julie Dalton Williamson


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This text was added to the website: 2007-05-08
Line count: 9
Word count: 43