bless me, then you turn away your head
again, dear. I have blessed you so,
lips upon your lips; between must flow
river Oh the river!” Thus you said.
river Oh the river, and the sun;
that we may not cross, sun that is joy:
as thou must; shine on in full employ
through her eyes thou; let the river run.
lady, to your liegeman speak. You say:
no more dreams; yourself be as am I!”
hands clasped to your face, so shutting out the day.
instant, then to me, your low good-bye
good-bye; and then the social reign,
lights, the songs, the flowers and the pain.