Rima XXIII (translation) – G. A. Bécquer

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For a glance, a world;

for a smile, a heaven;

for a kiss…I do not know

what I would give you for a kiss.

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Por una mirada, un mundo;

por una sonrisa, un cielo;

por un beso… ¡Yo no sé

qué te diera por un beso!

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The original Spanish is from Gustavo Adolpho Bécquer. As always, any errors in the English translation are entirely my own.

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