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Источник:

Karo

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Raganosiai trypia mūsų durą,
Figmedžius beždžionės purto lipšniai,
Bet blogiau už juos šitam pasauly –
Tik baltieji valkatos italai

Virš Hararo vėliavos pradingo,
Šitas miestas raso Makoneno,
Paskui jį sujudo ir senasis
Aksumas – sustugo Tigrėj hienos.

Ir miškais ir kalnais ir dykumynais
Nuožmūs siaučiantys žudikai bėga.
Jūs gerkles nugraužę dailiai jiemus
Šiandieninį kraują siurbkit mitriai.

Nuo kerų rėpliokite prie krūmų,
Kaip gyvatės šliaužia savo grobio,
Šokite visi pagreit nuo skardžio –
Jus šių šuolių mokė leopardai.

Kas daugiau parneš iš mūšio ginklų,
Kas išskers su jais daugiau italų,
Žmonės tą vadint pradės aškeru
Baltu žirgu jojančio neguso.

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Flowers never last long by my side, / Their beauty's a one-day illusion / Followed soon by their fatal conclusion, / Flowers never last long by my side. / / By my side even birds don't live long, / Shiver groaning in mournful, numb manners. / All I witness at dawn are their feathers, ...

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