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O jezioro, jezioro: Bystra woda w tobie jest. Wionku z maryjonku, Na głowie mi więdniejesz. Jakże ja nie mam więdnieć? Gdy już nie jestem cały. Zielone listeczki, modre fijołecki Ze mnie już opadają.
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- by Francis Poulenc (1899 - 1963), "Jezioro", FP. 69, from Osiem piesńi polskich, no. 8 [sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "Lake", copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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O lake, lake: Swift currents run in you. Wreath of marjoram, On my head, you wither. How shall I not also wither? I'm not whole anymore. Green petals, dark blue blossoms Are already falling from me.
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Text added to the website: 2020-01-03 00:00:00
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