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by Leopoldo Lugones Argüello (1874 - 1938)

Al ofrecerte una rosa
Language: Spanish (Español) 
Al ofrecerte una rosa
El jardinero prolijo,
Orgulloso de ella dijo:
»No existe otra más hermosa.«

A pesar de su color,
Su belleza y su fragancia,
Respondí con arrogancia
Yo conozco una mejor.

Sonreíste tú a mi fiero
Remoque de paladín...
Y regresó a su jardín
Cabizbajo el jardinero.

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Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website: 2010-05-12
Line count: 12
Word count: 49