The Wendish Research Exchange
Not logged in [Login ]
Go To Bottom

Printable Version  
Author: Subject: A. 217. The Butterfly
Super Administrator

Posts: 2162
Registered: 2-13-2011
Member Is Offline

[*] posted on 8-30-2014 at 08:51 AM
A. 217. The Butterfly

Translated by H. Melvin Symmank

A boy came here from Wittichenau,
A beautiful maiden weeding flax.
'Good Evening!' he said to her
But it was bright day(light).

'Girl, you have white feet,
O do not dirty them.'
"What is it to you about my feet?
You are not my beloved."

'You will already soon become my beloved,
Come and hold my steed for me.'
"(I) will truly hold your steed for you
But (you) will not be my beloved."

'I have already loved many,
I have forgotten (them) all.'
"You will I also forget
When I see you no more."

Attachment: The Butterfly.mp3 (1.3MB)
This file has been downloaded 130 times
View user's profile View All Posts By User

  Go To Top

XMB Forum Software © 2001-2011 The XMB Group