by Manuel Bandeira (1886 - 1968)

Nas ondas da praia
Language: Portuguese (Português) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Nas ondas da praia
Nas ondas do mar
Quero ser feliz
Quero me afogar.

Nas ondas da praia
Quem vem me beijar?
Quero a estrela-d'alva
Rainha do mar.

Quero ser feliz
Nas ondas do mar
Quero esquecer tudo
Quero descansar. 

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This text was added to the website: 2010-06-15
Line count: 12
Word count: 40