Gustavo Adolfo Becquer

(17 February 1836 - 22 December 1870 / Seville)

Intermezzo No. 55


Often when two are parting,
Each grasps a hand as friend;
And then begins a weeping
And a sighing without end.

We did not sigh when parting;
No tears between us fell;
The weeping and the sighing
Came after our farewell.

Submitted: Monday, October 18, 2010

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