by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)

The summer nights are short
Language: English 
Available translation(s): GER
The summer nights are short
  Where northern days are long:
For hours and hours lark after lark
  Trills out his song.

The summer days are short
  Where southern nights are long:
Yet short the night when nightingales
  Trill out their song. 

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  • GER German (Deutsch) (Beate Binnig) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2009-01-02
Line count: 8
Word count: 41