See the swallows quit the eaves  
And fall the yellow walnut leaves, 
The vines with autumn frost are numb, 
Why don't you come, why don't you come ? 

Oh, come into my arms' embrace 
That I may gaze upon your face, 
And lay my head in grateful rest 
Against your breast , against your breast ! 

Do you remember when we strayed 
The meadows and the secret glade, 
I kissed you midst flowering thyme 
How many a time, how many a time ? 

Some women on the earth there are 
Whose eyes shine as the evening star, 
But be their charm no matter what,  
Like you they're not, like you they're not ! 

For you shine in my soul always 
More softly than the starlight blaze, 
More splendid than the risen sun, 
Beloved one, beloved one ! 

But it is late in autumn now, 
The leaves have fallen from the bough, 
The fields are bare, the birds are dumb... 
Why don't you come, why don't you come ?  

English version by Corneliu M. Popescu

Transcribed by Cosmin Tanase
School No. 10, Focsani, Romania
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