Desdemona’s song

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Desdemona’s song
English source: William Shakespeare

The poor soul sat sighing by a sycamore tree,
Sing all a green willow.
Her hand on her bosom, her head on her knee,
Sing willow, willow, willow,
Sing willow, willow, willow,
My garland shall be.
Sing all a green willow,
Willow, willow, willow,
Sing all a green willow
My garland shall be.




William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet, and the "Bard of Avon". His extant…


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