by William Barnes (1801 - 1886)
Translation

Come!
Language: English  after the English 
Will you come in early spring?
Come at Easter, or in May?
Or when Whitsuntide may bring
Longer light to show your way?

Will you come, if you be true
For to quicken love anew?
Will you call in spring or fall?
O come, o come now soon!

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This text was added to the website: 2012-02-13
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