by Federico García Lorca (1898 - 1936)

Canción tonta
Language: Spanish (Español) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Mamá,
yo quiero ser de plata.
Hijo, 
tendrás mucho frío.
Mamá. 
Yo quiero ser de agua.
Hijo, 
tendrás mucho frío.
Mamá. 
Bórdarme en tu almohada.
¡Eso sí! 
¡Ahora mismo!

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Jennifer Capaldo) , "Silly song", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Chanson bête", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 12
Word count: 29