Rai awak di dalem kaco  Iyolah sanjak aku yang paling bagus  Tapi, cepet nian dio ilang  Itulah waktu pengabisan aku cinto samo awak
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Palembang poem, translated by & voice Mawar Lan Siang

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Love poem translated into palembang (musi), a Malay dialect influenced by the Javanese. This language of southern Sumatra, is spoken by 3 million people, in the capital of this Indonesian region, Palembang! Musi, the other name sometimes given to this language, is also that of the river which crosses the town of Palembang. Palembang was the capital of the kingdom of Srivijaya, and at the end of the 12th century its importance diminished in favor of Jambi.
Indonesian poems