Tag : Armenian folk songs

Dance Song

“I HAVE loved your winsome face,And your never-fading grace.If they give you not to meMay God send them black disgrace !” “Mountain sorrel, fresh with dew,Sweets I send and honey new ;Is a dainty maid like meFit to wed a youth like you ?” “You are arch, my little ...
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The Fox, the Wolf, and the Bear

THE little fox, the wolf and bear made peace ;Like kinsfolk all, they bade their warfare cease.The fox they consecrate a hermit now ;—False monk, false hermit, false recluse’s vow ! The little fox a sack found in the streetThrough which he thrust his head ; then shod his feetWith iron ...
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The Apple Tree

THE door of Heaven open seemed     And in thy house the sunlight gleamed. As through the garden’s willow’d walks I hiedFull many a tree and blossom I espied.But of all trees, the Apple Tree most fairAnd beautiful did unto me appear.It sobbed and wept. Its leaves said murmuringly :” ...
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The Exile’s Song

BELOVÈD one, for thy sweet sake,By whirlwinds tossed and swayed I roam ;The stranger’s accents round me wakeThese burning thoughts that wander home.No man such longings wild can bearAs in my heart forever rise.Oh that the wind might waft me thereWhere my belovèd’s vineyard lies !Oh ...
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