Drowsy birds at even gliding,  
Round about their nests alight, 
In among the branches hiding . . . 
                             Dear, good night! 

Silence through the forest creeping, 
Lullaby the river sighs; 
In the garden flowers sleeping. . . 
                            Shut your eyes! 

Glides the swan among the rushes 
To its rest where moonlight gleams, 
And the angels' whisper hushes. . . 
                            Peaceful dreams! 

O'er the sky stars without number, 
On the earth a silver light; 
All is harmony and slumber . . . 
                            Dear, good night! 

English version by Corneliu M. Popescu

Transcribed by Mariuca Dumitru
School No. 10, Focsani, Romania
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