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Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer Short Poems

Famous Short Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer Poems. Short poetry by famous poet Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer. A collection of the all-time best Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer short poems


by Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer
I am black and comely; my lips are glowing;
I am passion; my heart is hot;
The rapture of life in my veins is flowing.
For me thou callest?—I call thee not.
Pale is my forehead and gold my tresses;
Endless comforts are locked in me,
Treasure of hearthside tendernesses.
’Tis I whom thou seekest?—Nay, not thee.
I am a dream, afar, forbidden.
Vague as the mist on the mountain-brow,
A bodiless glory, haunting, hidden;
I cannot love thee.—Oh, come! come thou!