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Svarta rosor

Language: Swedish

Rostbruna, dunkelröda, halft förbrända
de glöda midt i sommarens rikedom.
Tärda af lidelsens smärta, förkolnade
i sitt hjärta, märkta af ödets tunga dom:
"Tristi amori, tristi amori, amori."

Ute i sol och sommar lifvet och lyckan blommar,
glädjerosor doftande stå!
Ensamma, dunkla öden skapade
att i glöden blott af sin egen eld förgå:
"Tristi amori, tristi amori, amori."

Plocka dem icke i lystnad! Gå dem förbi i tystnad;
grym är ödets och kärlekens magt.
Ingen dess sår får röra,
ingen dess smärta störa skuggan i sommarens rosenprakt:
"Tristi amori, tristi amori, amori."



Translation(s): GER

Authorship

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Set in German, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown [text unavailable]

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